silkaline

silkaline

[sil-kuh-leen]
noun
a soft, thin cotton fabric with a smooth finish, for curtains, bedspreads, garment linings, etc.
Also, silkoline, silkolene.


Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism; silk + -aline, alteration of -oline, as in crinoline

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silkaline or silkalene (ˌsɪlkəˈliːn)
 
n
a fine smooth cotton fabric used for linings, etc
 
[C20: from silk + -aline, from -oline as in crinoline]
 
silkalene or silkalene
 
n
 
[C20: from silk + -aline, from -oline as in crinoline]

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