cashmerette

soft imitation of cashmere

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Cashmerette — Cash me*rette , n. A kind of dress goods, made with a soft and glossy surface like cashmere. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cashmerette — A cotton imitation of real cashmere. It is made in the 2 X 1 twill weave and has a soft and lustrous finish, sometimes slightly raised on the back …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • cashmerette — cash·mer·ette …   English syllables

  • cashmerette — | ̷ ̷ mə|ret noun ( s) Etymology: cashmere + ette : a clothing fabric of cotton or of wool and silk made with a soft and glossy surface to imitate cashmere …   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

  • Princess Cashmere — Another name for Cashmerette. It is a cotton dress fabric raised on the back …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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