soft light cotton fabric resembling silk

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Silkaline — A very light printed, plain weave, glossy cotton fabric, made in the grey and calendered. Used for lining, curtains, etc …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • silkaline — /sil keuh leen /, n. a soft, thin cotton fabric with a smooth finish, for curtains, bedspreads, garment linings, etc. Also, silkoline, silkolene. [1895 1900, Amer.; SILK + aline, alter. of oline, as in crinoline] * * * …   Universalium

  • silkaline — silk·a·line …   English syllables

  • silkaline — …   Useful english dictionary

  • silk|o|line — «SIHL kuh LEEN», noun. = silkaline. (Cf. ↑silkaline) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fabric and Cloth — This is a rather odd category, listing 269 names of kinds of fabric and cloth. There is an enormous variety in fabrics, with many different national, historical and regional varieties. It is interesting to note, however, that almost all of the… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • silkoline — also silkolene variant of silkaline …   Useful english dictionary

  • silkolene — I. noun see silkaline II. see silkoline …   Useful english dictionary

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