polka dots

polka dot

noun Textiles.
a dot or round spot (printed, woven, or embroidered) repeated to form a pattern on a textile fabric.
a pattern of or a fabric with such dots.

1880–85, Americanism

polka-dotted, polka-dot, adjective
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polka dot
1.  one of a pattern of small circular regularly spaced spots on a fabric
2.  a.  a fabric or pattern with such spots
 b.  (as modifier): a polka-dot dress
[C19: of uncertain origin]

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