[beng-guh-leen, beng-guh-leen]
a poplin-like fabric having a crosswise corded effect, woven with coarse yarn in the filling direction.

1880–85; < French; see Bengal, -ine2 Unabridged
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bengaline (ˈbɛŋɡəˌliːn, ˌbɛŋɡəˈliːn)
a heavy corded fabric, esp silk with woollen or cotton cord
[C19: from French; see Bengal, -ine1; first produced in Bengal]

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Borne of these are trimmed with bengaline, the color of the darkest shade in the flowers.
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