Tafferer

Taf"fer*er

(?), n. (Naut.) See Taffrail.
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Taf"fe*ta

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Taf"fe*ty

(?), } n. [F. taffetas, It. taffet, from Per. tftah, originally, twisted, woven, from tftan to twist, to spin.] A fine, smooth stuff of silk, having usually the wavy luster called watering. The term has also been applied to different kinds of silk goods, from the 16th century to modern times.
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Lined with taffeta and with sendal.
Chaucer.
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