One of the champions of self-exposure is Henry James, who often stitches together a few scraps of dialog with acres of inner fustian .
As for the rest of the people, for the fustian weavers and the farmers in their small crofts, the argument about who ran the country - the King alone by God's appointment, or King in Parliament, was less important than earning a crust.
There's no time for such sorry fustian in the world of the canny academic careerist.
In the early nineteenth century, as earlier, most British working-class women made their families' clothes, from cotton calicoes for dresses and shirts, and from fustian for trousers and jackets.
the coarse fustian of prison clothing
Some wore velvet jackets and fustian trousers.
If you do, you are miles away from my opinion, for I hold that Homer no more dreamed of all this allegorical fustian than Ovid in his Metamorphoses dreamed of the Gospel.
Apparel made of fustian , canvas, leather, and wool is always deemed appropriate for those of the ‘inferior sort’.
a fustian jacket
Most outer garments made of fustian were included among the garb of these people.