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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Americal Dictionary of the English Language

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Fustian

FUS'TIAN, noun

1. A kind of cotton stuff, or stuff of cotton and linen.

2. An inflated style of writing; a kind of writing in which high sounding words are used, above the dignity of the thoughts or subject; a swelling style; bombast.

Fustian is thoughts and words ill sorted.

FUS'TIAN, adjective Made of fustian

1. In style, swelling above the dignity of the thoughts or subject; too pompous; ridiculously tumid; bombastic.