tabinet


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tabinet

(ˈtæbɪnɪt)
n
(Textiles) textiles a watered fabric resembling poplin, made of silk and wool
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Ce que confirme M.Necib a l'ouverture d'une journee nationale dediee a cette campagne, organisee au centre national de la formation professionnelle a Ain Tabinet (Setif).
Although the waistcoat is an image that comes to Gabriel's consciousness, it is described as if it were an ekphrasis in the central part of the paragraph, between Aunt Julia's pictures and the photograph, thus giving the impression of another framed image: "one year his mother had worked for him as a birthday present a waistcoat of purple tabinet, with little foxes' heads upon it, lined with brown satin and having round mulberry buttons" (Joyce 1969: 186).
For one birthday she worked for me a waistcoat of purple tabinet with little foxes' heads upon it, lined with brown satin and having round mulberry buttons.