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cretonne


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cretonne  \Cre*tonne"\  (kr?-t?n"),  n.  [F.,  gr  Creton,  its  first 
  manufacturer.] 
  1.  A  strong  white  fabric  with  warp  of  hemp  and  weft  of  flax. 
 
  2.  A  fabric  with  cotton  warp  and  woolen  weft. 
 
  3.  A  kind  of  chintz  with  a  glossy  surface. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cretonne 
  n  :  an  unglazed  heavy  fabric;  brightly  printed;  used  for 
  slipcovers  and  draperies 




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