from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lightweight cotton cloth resembling lawn used for clothing and bandages.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of cotton cloth, especially as dyed and waterproofed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thin cotton fabric, between cambric and muslin, used for dresses, neckcloths, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A thin, soft variety of muslin used for making dresses, neckcloths, etc., but heavier than linen cambric, originally made in India.
- n. A cotton cloth having a glazed surface on one side, usually dyed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages
And the wonder of it is that he would tie your kid shoes; while he pulls out my jaconet, and sits on my French hat.
In their simple dresses — grey jaconet muslin, sparely trimmed with lavender — and wearing no jewel or ornament, but a single snow-drop in the breast, the lovely bridesmaids looked as if they defied all the world to make them brides.
Got my haversack lined with jaconet and filled with cut-dressings, very convenient, as you have both hands free.
No court costume with a tail three yards long, could to-day make me feel one-half so fine as the white jaconet, and green sash then sported.
Under dress of jaconet muslin, trimmed with lace or embroidery.
They had on little white aprons, trimmed with jaconet edging, and collars as clean and white as snow.
At the windows, curtains of heavy white jaconet muslin, not too full, hung in sharp parallel plaits to the floor -- just to the floor.
To do this take a piece of jaconet and pin it out flat on the board, then evenly paste the back of the map with thin paste in which there are no lumps, and lay it on the linen, rub down through blotting-paper, and leave to dry.
If the two pieces of jaconet are carefully pulled apart when dry, half the paper should be attached to each, unless at any point the paste has failed to stick, when the paper will tear.
The paper to be split should be well pasted on both sides with a thickish paste, and fine linen or jaconet placed on each side.