percaline

percaline

[pur-kuh-leen]
noun
a fine, lightweight cotton fabric, usually finished with a gloss and dyed in one color, used especially for linings.

Origin:
1855–60; < French; see percale, -ine2

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percaline (ˈpɜːkəˌliːn, -lɪn)
 
n
a fine light cotton fabric, used esp for linings
 
[C19: from French; see percale]

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