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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cotton or linen fabric, usually sized or glazed, that is used especially for window shades, bookbinding, and upholstery.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun . Linen imported from the Netherlands.
  • noun Unbleached linen cloth, made in many places, but especially in Scotland.
  • Made of linen from the Netherlands, or of unbleached linen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A kind of linen first manufactured in Holland; a linen fabric used for window shades, children's garments, etc..

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A coarse woollen cloth used in furnishing

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English holand, after Holand , (Holland), a former province of the Netherlands, from Middle Dutch.]

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