Three-piled

Three"-piled`

(?), a. 1. Having the quality of three-pile; best; most costly. [R.]
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Thou art good velvet; thou 'rt three-piled piece.
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2. Fig.: Extravagant; exaggerated; high-flown. "Three-piled hyperboles." Shak.
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3. Accustomed to wearing three-pile; hence, of high rank, or wealth. [Obs.] "Three-piled people." Beau. & Fl.
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