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shalloon

[sha-loon] /ʃæˈlun/
noun
1.
a light, twilled woolen fabric used chiefly for linings.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < French chalon, after Châlons-sur-Marne, where made
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shalloon

/ʃæˈluːn/
noun
1.
a light twill-weave woollen fabric used chiefly for coat linings, etc
Word Origin
C17: from Old French chalon, from the name of Châlons-sur-Marne, France, where it originated
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