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ottoman

a corded fabric

Ottoman

, Othman
1. History of or relating to the Ottomans or the Ottoman Empire
2. denoting or relating to the Turkish language
3. a member of a Turkish people who invaded the Near East in the late 13th century

ottoman

[′äd·ō·mən]
(textiles)
Heavyweight fabric with pronounced crosswise rounded ribs, often padded, with heavier ribs than those of faille or bengaline.
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[She sits down on the ottoman gracefully in the place just left vacant by Higgins].
[She sits down on the ottoman beside Eliza, devouring her with her eyes].
Is Eliza presentable [he swoops on his mother and drags her to the ottoman, where she sits down in Eliza's place with her son on her left]?
She turned round on a sudden, and beat her hands wildly on the back of the ottoman. Her head dropped on the cushions; and she burst out crying.
He seated himself--unforbidden this time-- on the ottoman by her side.
She said all this, and everything else, as coldly as a woman of snow; quite forgetting the sisters except at odd times, and apparently addressing some abstraction of Society; for whose behoof, too, she occasionally arranged her dress, or the composition of her figure upon the ottoman.
[27/May/2019] SANAA, May 27 (Saba) -The Ottoman Empire occupied Yemen for many years, starting in the sixteenth century in 1538 when Hadim Suleiman Pasha (the Ottoman governor of Egypt at the time) was commanded to send a fleet of 90 ships to capture Yemen.
People take part in a torchlight procession as they mark the anniversary of the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman forces, Yerevan, April 23, 2019.
April 23, 1920 marks the end of the Ottoman Empire, perhaps the longest Islamic dynasty in the world.
Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire.
OTTOMAN GRAVES IN dAMASCUS Image Credit: Sami Moubayed, Correspondent
Accelerating the fall of the Ottoman Empire and paving the way for the state system (notwithstanding under mandatory rule), WWI was essential to the formation of the modern Middle East.