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- n. Plural form of calamanco.
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Worsted goods formerly consisted chiefly of bombazets, shalloons, calamancoes, lastings for ladies 'boots, and taminies.
This town is the great mart for fluffs, fuch as fhal - loons, calamancoes, everlaftings, &c.
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