- See muslin delaine. (Wiktionary)
“Smoothing it carefully down in front, Martha was disappointed to see that it did not reach nearly so far over the brown delaine dress as she had expected.”
“And she glanced down along her unbuttoned jacket, over the faded delaine dress, to her shoes tied with strings held together by countless knots.”
“This red delaine I wore to a spelling bee when I was about sixteen and I got a book for a prize for standing up next to last.”
“There were packs of furs, all kinds of Indian work, hats and caps, tallow dips and more elegant candles, a beautiful piece of delaine for white women and shoddy bright stuff for the squaws, a barrel of rounds of pork most used up, but no flour, that was all gone.”
“They also very much admired my mother's delaine dress which was of triangles in blue, red, black and white.”
“The bride, who was a beautiful girl, wore a delaine dress of light and dark blue with a large white lace fichu.”
“She had exchanged her brown delaine for a plain calico dress, with a bit of white edging about the neck.”
“She bought herself three new dresses; a neat gingham for morning wear, a delaine for afternoons, and something nicer for best.”
“She had on a brown delaine dress, without a sign of a ruffle, or trimming of any kind, and the shabbiest hat and shawl you ever saw.”
“Thirty years ago delaine was the staple dress goods stock.”
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Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
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