Definition of Jaconet

1. Noun. A lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages.

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



Definition of Jaconet

1. n. A thin cotton fabric, between cambric and muslin, used for dresses, neckcloths, etc.

Definition of Jaconet

1. Noun. A type of cotton cloth, especially as dyed and waterproofed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jaconet

1. a cotton cloth [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jaconet

jackwood
jacky
jacobaean
jacobaean lily
jacobin
jacobinize
jacobinized
jacobinizes
jacobinizing
jacobins
jacobite
jacobsite
jacobsites
jacobus
jacobuses
jaconet (current term)
jaconets
jacquard
jacquards
jacqueminot
jacqueminots
jacquerie
jacqueries
jacquesdietrichite
jactancy
jactation
jactations
jactitate
jactitation
jactitations

Literary usage of Jaconet

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1. Memoirs of James Gordon Bennett and His Times by Isaac Clarke Pray (1855)
"She smiled, and passed her arm round Louisa's waist. " Both, my love—both, my love. jaconet and a husband, a husband and ..."

2. The Atlantic Club-book: Being Sketches in Prose and Verse (1834)
"I WISH," said Mary Ann, " I had two yards of jaconet. I want it very much to complete this dress for the next birthday at Richmond. ..."

3. Entertaining Anecdotes from Every Available Source by James Baird McClure (1879)
"Two Yards jaconet, or a Husband--James Gordon Bennett's Love Story. ... I wish I had a husband; oral least two yards of jaconet to finish the dress for the ..."

4. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Embroideries on jaconet, silk and cambric, done with cotton and silk. A set of furniture ; easy .chair, pillow and cushions embroidered à la Française; ..."

5. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1867)
"I wish I had a couple of yards of jaconet. ... Two yards of jaconet, or a husband." The town of Williamsburg, like every other little town in Virginia, ..."

6. Handbook of Instructions for Collectors by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"Paint the box over with liquid glue, and wrap the jaconet round it: it is particularly important that the edges of the glass and lid should be well ..."

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