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jaconet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jaconet a lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Jaconet A thin cotton fabric, between cambric and muslin, used for dresses, neckcloths, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jaconet A thin, soft variety of muslin used for making dresses, neckcloths, etc., but heavier than linen cambric, originally made in India.
    • n jaconet A cotton cloth having a glazed surface on one side, usually dyed.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Jaconet jak′o-net a cotton fabric, rather stouter than muslin.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. jaconas,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. jaconas.

Usage

In literature:

Will be made in their Stocks of Hosiery, Printed Jaconets, Organdies.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 16, July 16, 1870" by Various
Under his khaki great-coat and about a foot longer he wore a white jaconet hospital coat.
"The Luck of Thirteen" by Jan Gordon
The jaconet and paper attached must be put into warm water until the split paper floats off.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Madapollams, jaconets, and mulls are not in active request, but maintain last week's values.
"The Gentleman's Model Letter-writer" by Anonymous
The English cloth called jaconet, used by some binders, is probably as satisfactory as any.
"Library Bookbinding" by Arthur Low Bailey
Sometimes it looked like long cloth; at others like mull muslin or jaconet; oftenest it was a species of thick cotton net.
"There is no Death" by Florence Marryatt
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