light fabric of wool or mixed wool and cotton

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Delaine — De*laine , n. [See Muslin delaine, under {Muslin}.] A kind of fabric for women s dresses. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Delaine — A light, all wool cloth of plain weave, usually printed either in the piece or warp printed. The illustration is typical of the type of design printed on wool delaines, four or more colours often being employed. The term is derived from… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Delaine — Delaine, in England gebräuchliche Abkürzung für Musselin de laine …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Delaine — Porté notamment dans la Somme et le Pas de Calais, pourrait désigner celui qui habite sur les bords de l Aisne. La commune de Laines aux Bois, dans l Aube, est a priori trop éloignée pour avoir donné naissance au nom de famille …   Noms de famille

  • delaine — /deuh layn /, n. 1. (cap.) See Delaine Merino. 2. a high quality wool of combing length often used in worsteds. 3. a high grade worsted dress goods formerly in use. [1830 40; < F (mousseline) de laine (muslin) of wool] * * * ▪ fabric …   Universalium

  • delaine — /dəˈleɪn/ (say duh layn) noun a thin woollen fabric, often having a printed pattern; mousseline de laine. {shortened form of muslin delaine, from French mousseline de laine woollen muslin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • delaine — də̇ˈlān, dēˈ noun ( s) Etymology: French (mousseline) de laine muslin of wool 1. : a lightweight dress fabric of wool or wool and cotton made in prints or solid colors 2. usually capitalized [by shortening] …   Useful english dictionary

  • delaine — (entrée créée par le supplément) (de lè n ) s. m. Mousseline de laine. Des delaines imprimés. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Abréviation de mousseline de laine …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • delaine — n. type of wool or cotton fabric …   English contemporary dictionary

  • delaine — de·laine …   English syllables

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