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[pop-uh-leen, pop-uh-leen] /ˈpɒp əˌlin, ˌpɒp əˈlin/
a fabric, resembling broadcloth, rep, or poplin and made with silk or rayon warp and wool filling, used in the manufacture of dress goods.
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< French: poplin Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Poplin or popeline is a name given to a class of goods distinguished by a rib or cord effect running width way of the piece.

    Textiles William H. Dooley

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