Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of chintz.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Mismatch Casually One thing I really like here is the use of two chintzes that seem like they wouldn't go together at all.

    The All-In-One Room

  • Fancy old Sibyl Colefax, co-founder of the posh English decorating house Colefax & Fowler, used to "bash about" her fabrics, washing new chintzes in tea to dull the colors and dragging sofa covers outside to be rained on and faded by the sun.

    10 Odd, Yet Essential, Elements of Style

  • "She had summer chintzes and winter chintzes," he said.

    Beyond the Chintz

  • A direct and easy communication with the merchant vessels of England has been opened by the channel of the Indus and there is nothing to prevent the merchants of Kandahar and Cabul from bringing the wares of their own country and the more distant marts of Bukhara and Central Asia to the Indus, and receiving in return chintzes, metals, and other manufactured goods of England. 44

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

  • The chintzes were old and faded but of an attractive pattern displaying the Crystal Palace.

    Twin Moons

  • If it were not for the tastes of Queen Victoria, we would perhaps not have such lovely shops depicting the roses and chintzes and tea cups of the era that are still so appealing today.

    Miss Catherine Beecher

  • If it were not for the tastes of Queen Victoria, we would perhaps not have such lovely shops depicting the roses and chintzes and tea cups of the era that are still so appealing today.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • As might be expected, she favors a modified English country look, with an emphasis on flowered chintzes, comfortable seating and traditional furniture styles.

    A Room With A Point Of View

  • Morris wallpapers and chintzes almost always have a much wider range of colors, which I would like to explore further.

    A to Z: K is for Kelmscott

  • Morris wallpapers and chintzes almost always have a much wider range of colors, which I would like to explore further.

    Archive 2008-04-01

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