- Probably from French Ninon, nickname for Anne. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I wish I had bought three yards more of that cerise ninon.”
“If you want a silk _tricot_ you ask for "_djersador_," while a coarser texture is "_djersacier_"; "_mousseux_" now describes velvet as well as champagne; _ninon_ is known as”
“She wore a pretty but very simple dance-frock of flame-colored ninon, in which I had seen her at the Carlton on the night when I set out to meet the man Tarrant and was so nearly caught.”
“Charming in a soft white ninon gown and a big white hat, she held a tennis-racket in her hand, presenting a pretty picture framed by the dark doorway.”
“Black serge, grey tweed, violet ninon; two evening frocks, and the one white satin which was the _piece de resistance_ of the whole.”
“Claire, darling, _would_ you have gold tissue under this ninon, or just”
“They were quietly but very elegantly dressed, handsome furs being thrown back, to show pretty bodices of ninon and lace.”
“a woman friend may be, the prospect of meeting her does not inspire a fellow-woman with sufficient energy to sit up until after midnight to cover a shabby lace blouse with ninon, or to put a new silk collar and cuffs on a half-worn coat.”
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