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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A fine closely woven cotton fabric.

Usage examples (29)
  • The term percale is actually used to describe the tightness of the weave with a thread count of two hundred being the minimum standard.
  • When you say the word percale, many think it is a type of fabric.
  • = Percaline is a highly finished and dressed percale.
  • With "fancy imported printed percale" costing about ten cents a yard, plus for more
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