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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A thin plain-weave cotton or linen fabric..

Usage examples (28)
  • Cotton batiste is excellent for an underliner, and lining for linen clothing
  • I like the Mustard lining instead of gray batiste.
  • I think batiste makes a great lining for summery things.
  • Because his white batiste handkerchief was hope and fear. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "Baptist" (member of a Protestant denomination) minister is a "Baptist" (person who baptizes), but candidates should never wear "batiste" (sheer fabric) for the ceremony.
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