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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.
References in classic literature ?
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]?
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.
In the fifth chapter, Ottoman Women in Court, marriage and marriage contract, dowry, alimony, remarriage and custody of children are considered.
Bulgaria celebrates on March 3rd its National Holiday, marking the 135th anniversary of its Liberation from five centuries of Ottoman yoke.
Historians look at the Ottoman conquest of Egypt from a number of perspectives.
OTTOMAN BROTHERS: MUSLIMS, CHRISTIANS, AND JEWS IN EARLY TWENTIETH-CENTURY PALESTINE, by Michelle U.
Onder Baer addressed the Omani/ Ottoman relations through the Ottoman archival documents which indicated a predominance of the Ottomans on Basra and the surrounding areas in the year 1546.
Khartoum Sept 25 (SUNA)First Vice-President of the Republic, Ali Osman Mohamed Tahawill address, Wednesday, the opening session of the International symposium on Sudan in Ottoman Era which is organized by the Sudan National Record Office under the auspices of the State Minister at the Council of Ministers , Ahmed Fazul Abdullah and Supervisor the National Archives .
Shadow of the Sultan's Realm: The Destruction of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East