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: the principal performer in a show : star
: personality sense 4b
: fabric covering the inside of the roof of an automobile
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lead, principal, star
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1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: the main performer in a show or concert
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a soft lustrous wool fabric with mohair
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