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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish.

Usage examples (19)
  • Under dress of jaconet muslin, trimmed with lace or embroidery.
  • They had on little white aprons, trimmed with jaconet edging, and collars as clean and white as snow.
  • Got my haversack lined with jaconet and filled with cut-dressings, very convenient, as you have both hands free.
  • No court costume with a tail three yards long, could to-day make me feel one-half so fine as the white jaconet, and green sash then sported. for more
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