from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A printed and glazed cotton fabric, usually of bright colors.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A painted or stained calico fabric, originally produced in India, and known for its brightly colored designs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Cotton cloth, printed with flowers and other devices, in a number of different colors, and often glazed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Cotton cloth printed with flowers or other patterns in different colors, and now generally glazed.
- n. A corruption of chinch.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a brightly printed and glazed cotton fabric
Obsolete chints, pl. of chint, calico cloth, from Hindi cīṇṭ, from Sanskrit citra-, shiny, variegated.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hindi छींट (chīṅṭ). (Wiktionary)