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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A heavy silk fabric with a rough surface (or a cotton imitation).

Usage examples (31)
  • The commissaris was still wearing his shantung suit.
  • That silk-shantung-y fabric is what makes it, I think.
  • Anon 8:57, I love the idea of two colors in silk shantung!
  • I get the impression that shantung is softer/dupioni stiffer. for more
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