fine silk cloth

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  • Barracan — Bar ra*can, n. [F. baracan, bouracan (cf. Pr. barracan, It. baracane, Sp. barragan, Pg. barregana, LL. barracanus), fr. Ar. barrak[=a]n a kind of black gown, perh. fr. Per. barak a garment made of camel s hair.] A thick, strong stuff, somewhat… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barrăcan — Barrăcan, weites Kleid der Araber in Fez, wird dreimal in den Leib geschlungen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Barracan — Barracan, weites, 3mal um den Leib geschlagenes Ueberkleid der Araber in Fez …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Barracan — A weatherproof fabric used for cloaking of strong construction and made in Levant. It was originally made of camel s hair, but many wools and mixtures are now used. It is native made cloth, the warp is of silk and wool twisted together, and the… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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  • БАРАКАН — (араб. barracan длинная черная занавеска). 1) широкое платье фецанских арабов. 2) род шерстяной ткани для обивки мебели. Словарь иностранных слов, вошедших в состав русского языка. Чудинов А.Н., 1910. БАРАКАН 1) широкое верхнее платье фецанских… …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • Barchent — Bar|chent 〈m. 1; Textilw.〉 einseitig angerautes Baumwoll , Flanellgewebe [<mhd. barchan(t) <mlat. barraccanus <arab. barrakan „grober Stoff“] * * * Bạr|chent, der; s, e [mhd. barchant < mlat. barchanus < afrz. barracan, span.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Buckram — Buck ram, n. [OE. bokeram, bougeren, OF. boqueran, F. bougran, MHG. buckeram, LL. buchiranus, boquerannus, fr. MHG. boc, G. bock, goat (as being made of goat s hair), or fr. F. bouracan, by transposing the letter r. See {Buck}, {Barracan}.] 1. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Баркан ткань — (баракан тож; фр. bouracan, англ. barracan) плотная и тяжелая шерстяная ткань с двунитчатой основой и 3 до 6 нитчатым утком, которой сообщают помощью каландра (см. Аппретура) муарообразный рисунок; употребляется для обивки мебели. Под этим… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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