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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A soft lightweight muslin used especially for babies.

Usage examples (18)
  • Slips are usually made of some very soft material such as nainsook, batiste, pearline, or sheer lawn cloth.
  • The striped and plaid nainsook are used for the same purposes.
  • I went everywhere for your French nainsook, but every shop was just out of it.
  • She wore a white duck skirt, a soft nainsook blouse open at the throat, the sailor collar knotted with a red silk scarf. for more
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