ottoman

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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 ?
ABDUL-AZIZ, Sultan of Turkey, Lord of the Ottoman Empire
She sits on the ottoman between her daughter and Mrs.
He shakes Freddy's hand, and almost slings him on the ottoman with his face to the windows; then comes round to the other side of it.
Pierre turned over heavily on the ottoman and opened his mouth, but could not reply.
Anne sitting mutely on the ottoman, with her hands clasped tightly in her lap, stared at Mrs Blewett as one fascinated.
I'll try to do and be anything you want me, if you'll only keep me," said Anne, returning meekly to her ottoman.
They went together through the gorgeous unnatural beauty of cactus and azalea and found Leonard Quinton, poet and romancer, with his head hanging downward off his ottoman and his red curls sweeping the ground.
She instantly seated herself on the ottoman in the back drawing-room.
Don't sit on the ottoman," the young lady proceeded.
On the side nearest to the terrace there stood a low ottoman, on which I took my place.
I started up from the ottoman before Miss Halcombe could pronounce the next words.
Then she added: 'Sit down,' and composed herself voluptuously, in a nest of crimson and gold cushions, on an ottoman near the parrot.