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  • noun Plural form of poplin.

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Examples

  • Originally made of silk and worsted, poplins were plain-woven, with a fine horizontal rib, produced by using a finer warp thread than the weft.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • "Blue end-on-end and white poplins...the basics, really."

    Handsome Haberdashery

  • Originally made of silk and worsted, poplins were plain-woven, with a fine horizontal rib, produced by using a finer warp thread than the weft.

    Mrs. Hume

  • I've had good luck searching for cotton poplins and sateens -- they have a little more okay, a lot more heft than quilting cottons.

    And How - A Dress A Day

  • Of course it never passed into law; but it so completely divided the ranks of the Irish members, who had bound themselves together to force on the ministry a bill for compelling all men to drink Irish whiskey, and all women to wear Irish poplins, that for the remainder of the session the Great Poplin and Whiskey League was utterly harmless.

    The Warden

  • The innocent Irish fell into the trap as they always do, and whiskey and poplins became a drug in the market.

    The Warden

  • Scorning the shimmering rose poplins and rich blue velvets that she adored, she unearthed a silvery gray morning gown from one of the trunks.

    One Night Of Scandal

  • To this list of woolen goods may be added the crape cloth with crinkled, rough surface, nun's veiling, flannel which is woven in a variety of ways, broadcloth, wool canvas, and poplins.

    Textiles and Clothing

  • Irish poplins and bengalines have wool for the filling instead of silk.

    Textiles and Clothing

  • _Silk and wool dresses, poplins, and woolen dresses trimmed with silk, etc., for black_.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887

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