Pretentious, pompous speech or writing
Characterized by language that is elevated and sometimes pompous in style
Jacob Bright was educated at the Ackworth school of the Society of Friends, and was apprenticed to a fustian manufacturer at New Mills.
Coal and salt are raised, and the other industries include fustian, towel, couch, chair and nail factories, iron and brass foundries, stone quarries and corn mills.
The once considerable manufacture of fustian has declined.
Jean, said to be derived from Genoa where a kind of fustian with this title was made, is a kind of twilled cloth.