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percaline

[pur-kuh-leen] /ˌpɜr kəˈlin/
noun
1.
a fine, lightweight cotton fabric, usually finished with a gloss and dyed in one color, used especially for linings.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < French; see percale, -ine2
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percaline

/ˈpɜːkəˌliːn; -lɪn/
noun
1.
a fine light cotton fabric, used esp for linings
Word Origin
C19: from French; see percale
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