First recorded in 1850–55; perhaps akin to tabby1 (Source: dictionary.com)
Late 18th century probably from tabby. (Source: lexico.com)
Definitions of Tabaret
- a durable silk or acetate fabric having alternating stripes of satin and moiré, for drapery and upholstery.
- tambour(def 3).
- a hard-wearing fabric of silk or similar cloth with stripes of satin or moire, used esp for upholstery
- An upholstery fabric of alternate satin and watered silk stripes.
Example sentences for Tabaret
- Short as was the distance to his house, old Tabaret was a good quarter of an hour in reaching it.
- He will despise me: he will fly from me, when he knows that Tabaret and Tirauclair sleep in the same nightcap.
- "She has probably warned the count," observed old Tabaret, still pursuing his idea.
- Tabaret's submission tickled his pretensions as a detective immensely; for in reality he thought the old man very clever.
- Thanks to old Tabaret, the magistrate felt confident that he was in the right path.
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