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Definition of fustian noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fustian

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈfʌstʃən//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a thick strong cotton cloth with a slightly rough surface, used in the past for making clothes
  2. 2(literary) language that sounds impressive but does not mean much
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fustian