from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A soft, short-napped fabric with a twill weave, made of wool, cotton, rayon, or silk.
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- n. Alternative spelling of duvetyne.
Safeties should have duvetyn or a wet towel ready to go, and be watching your spin.
The two armchair seats in which the boys luxuriated were covered with stuff that resembled duvetyn, but seemed woven in numberless colours of the ends of ostrich feathers.
Neither he nor Robin saw the incongruous picture they made; she in her warm suit of softest duvetyn and rich with fur, he in his working clothes, swinging a dinner pail in one hand and in the other balancing her knobby packages.