from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A durable, often striped cotton fabric used in making clothing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a strong cotton fabric with diagonal twill weave
- n. a white cotton fabric with blue stripes
After the Galatea, a 19th-century English warship (from the fabric's use for children's sailor suits).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)