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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh.

Usage examples (4)
  • = Similar to etamine, with a very close mesh, made first of silk and wool.
  • = An etamine is a thin, glossy fabric used principally for women's dress goods.
  • The principal characteristic of an etamine is a crisp, glossy, and open structure.
  • The name Etam is short for the etamine fabric used in undergarment production. for more
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