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1. coarse cloth made of cotton and flax Shr. IV. i. 49 “the serving-men in their new fustian.”
2. (a) bombastic language, rant, (b) gibberish, nonsense Oth. II. iii. 284*.
3. as adj.: bombastic, ridiculously pompous Tw.N. II. v. 120, 2H4 II. iv. 202.
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