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Canton crepe

noun
1.
a thin, light, silk or rayon crepe with a finely wrinkled surface, heavier in texture than crepe de Chine.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; named after Canton, China
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Canton crepe

/ˈkæntɒn; -tən/
noun
1.
a fine crinkled silk or rayon crepe fabric, slightly heavier than crepe de Chine
Word Origin
C19: named after Canton, China, where it was originally made
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