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batiste


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Batiste  \Ba*tiste"\,  n.  [F.  batiste,  from  the  name  of  the 
  alleged  first  maker,  Baptiste  of  Cambrai  --Littr['e].] 
  Originally,  cambric  or  lawn  of  fine  linen;  now  applied  also 
  to  cloth  of  similar  texture  made  of  cotton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  batiste 
  n  :  a  thin  plain-weave  cotton  or  linen  fabric;  used  for  shirts 
  or  dresses 




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