from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The soft down of a swan.
- n. A soft woolen fabric used especially for baby clothes.
- n. Flannelette.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of swansdown.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The down, or fine, soft feathers, of the swan, used on various articles of dress.
- n. A fine, soft, thick cloth of wool mixed with silk or cotton; a sort of twilled fustian, like moleskin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The down or under-plumage of a swan. It is made into a delicate trimming for garments, but it is principally used for powder-puffs. Also swan-down.
- n. A fine, soft, thick woolen cloth.
- n. A thick cotton cloth with a soft pile or nap on one side: more commonly called Canton or cotton flannel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. down of the swan
- n. soft woolen fabric used especially for baby clothes
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