Definition of Challie
1. challis [n -S] - See also: challis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Challie
Literary usage of Challie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bon-mots of Sydney Smith and R. Brinsley Sheridan by Sydney Smith, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Walter Jerrold (1893)
"—WWv— p^ FRIENDLY wine merchant, challie, was dining with Sheridan when a noble visitor invited the wit down to his country place for the shooting season. ..."
2. Household Arts for Home and School by Anna Maria Cooley, Wilhelmina H. Spohr (1920)
"They were cashmere, henrietta, challie, and albatross, all common standard wool ... Mrs. Langley had made Margaret a pretty challie dress for school wear. ..."
3. Clothing and Health: An Elementary Textbook of Home Making by Helen Kinne, Anna Maria Cooley (1916)
"I am sure you have all had a pretty challie dress sometime. ... It too is used for dress goods and costs about the same as challie, 50 cents to $1 per yard. ..."