Definition of Crepe de chine

1. Noun. A very thin crepe of silk or silklike fabric.

Generic synonyms: Crape, Crepe



Definition of Crepe de chine

1. Noun. A fine, thin fabric, usually of silk, that is used to make dresses or blouses. ¹

2. Noun. A fine, thin fabric, usually of silk, that is used to make dresses or blouses. ¹

3. Noun. A fine, thin fabric, usually of silk, that is used to make dresses or blouses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crepe De Chine

creophagy
creos
creosol
creosols
creosote
creosote bush
creosoted
creosotelike
creosotes
creosotic
creosoting
crepance
crepances
crepe Suzette
crepe de Chine
crepe de Chines
crepe fern
crepe flower
crepe gardenia
crepe jasmine
crepe marocain
crepe myrtle
crepe paper
crepe rubber
creped
crepelike
creperie
creperies
crepes

Literary usage of Crepe de chine

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1. A Cotton Fabrics Glossary by Frank P. Bennett, & Co (1914)
"More often the all-cotton cloth is not called crepe de chine, but is simply ... The name crepe de chine has, however, come to be more or less a term which ..."

2. The English Illustrated Magazine (1899)
"crepe de chine is, by the way, a first favourite for smart spring dresses, ... In cloth and crepe de chine the Riviera has already seen these soft tones of ..."

3. The Woman who Waits by Frances R. Donovan (1920)
""You bring my brown crepe de chine dress. I wear it home in the morning, and my other shoes ... You get brown crepe de chine." I looked down at the swollen, ..."

4. Household Arts for Home and School by Anna Maria Cooley, Wilhelmina H. Spohr (1920)
"crepe de chine. home. Dorothy Vincent had brought in some soft, crinkly looking silks, white, black, and light blue pieces left from dresses made at Yes, ..."

5. Dictionary of Textiles by Louis Harmuth (1915)
"Crepe de Chineā€”A very light and fine fabric, made with si'lk warp and silk or hard spun worsted filling, the latter being alternately two picks of right and ..."

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