Definitions

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  • n. A cloth formerly used for waistcoats, having a weft of woollen yarn and a warp of cotton and silk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cloth, the weft of which is of woolen yarn, and the warp of cotton and silk, -- used for waistcoats.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cloth the weft of which is of woolen yarn and the warp of cotton and silk: used for vests.

Etymologies

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French toilinet. See toil a net.

Examples

  • The speaker was a middle-aged, middle-statured man, with a quick intelligent eye, dressed in a single-breasted green riding-coat, striped toilinette waistcoat, and drab trousers, with a whip in his hand.

    Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities

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