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

  • noun A thin or imitation satin, especially one made of cotton.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A very slight, thin satin.
  • noun A material made of cotton and woolen, so woven that the woolen forms the surface: so called because the smooth surface is thought to resemble that of satin. It is cheap and very durable.

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

  • noun A thin kind of satin.
  • noun A kind of cloth made of cotton warp and woolen filling, used chiefly for trousers.

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

  • noun a faux satin usually made of synthetic fiber or cotton.

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

  • noun a fabric with a finish resembling satin but made partly or wholly from cotton or synthetic fiber


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