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shirting

[shur-ting] /ˈʃɜr tɪŋ/
noun
1.
any shirt fabric, as broadcloth or oxford.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; shirt + -ing1
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Examples for shirting
  • Extensions of duty suspensions on cotton shirting fabrics and related provisions.
  • Temporary duty reductions for certain cotton shirting fabric.
  • To extend the temporary duty suspensions on certain cotton shirting fabrics, and for other purposes.
  • shirting prints fairly active but other calicos quiet.
British Dictionary definitions for shirting

shirting

/ˈʃɜːtɪŋ/
noun
1.
fabric used in making men's shirts
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