American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A cotton or linen fabric, usually sized or glazed, that is used especially for window shades, bookbinding, and upholstery.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. . Linen imported from the Netherlands.
- n. Unbleached linen cloth, made in many places, but especially in Scotland. There are two kinds, glazed and unglazed. Glazed holland, made smooth and heavy by sizing, is much used for window-shades; this is made of different sober colors, as buff, dark green, or blue, gray, etc.
- Made of linen from the Netherlands, or of unbleached linen.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A kind of linen first manufactured in Holland; a linen fabric used for window shades, children's garments, etc..
- n. a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
- Middle English holand, after Holand (Holland), a former province of the Netherlands, from Middle Dutch. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I cant wait to see the whole trailer tomorrow at 3pm (i live in holland)”
“There is this guy here in holland who dressed up as the Joker for his ID-picture, with a hat and make-up and such, which shouldve made it unusable as an ID-picture.”
“I live in holland, the legal minimumwage here is â ‚ ¬7,34 which is about $9.30.”
“Next followed four couple of Maurice dancers with their pranceing horses, in holland shirts with laced hatt riboned, and Cross swashes and garters wth bells, wth their two antiques drest in their formalityes, wth hankershiefs in their hands danceing all ye way.”
“We must now pass from the region of romance and fable to its very antipodes in realism; to the examination of a strip of fine linen cloth of the colour of brown holland, which is exhibited in the Public Library at Bayeux.”
“Fabric produced by the Dutch process was called holland cloth.”
“Next procure sufficient of the material known as black "holland," which sew all round the ring of the net in such a manner that it does not interfere with the working of the hinge.”
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“The T being afpirated in Irifh, lofes its found, thus tholanta is pro - nounced holanta, which is probably the Englifh word holland, i. e* fine Knen, i.e. tbaub, pannuS) linta, linteus: the Dutch being remarkable for this manufadture, may perhaps have received their name from this word.”
“This is not an accurate count of the american people, polling director keating holland needs to get a paper route and stop this awful inaccurate count of the american people.”
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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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