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chiffon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chiffon  \Chif`fon"\,  n.  [F.,  lit.,  rag.  See  {Chiffonier}.] 
  1.  Any  merely  ornamental  adjunct  of  a  woman's  dress,  as  a 
  bunch  of  ribbon,  lace,  etc 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  soft  gauzy  material  used  for  ruches,  trimmings, 
  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chiffon 
  adj  1:  as  thin  and  soft  as  chiffon;  "chiffon  taffeta" 
  2:  of  pastry;  having  a  light  delicate  texture  achieved  by 
  whipping  or  adding  whipped  egg  whites;  "lemon  chiffon  pie" 
  n  :  a  sheer  fabric  of  silk  or  rayon 




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