Definition of Shirtings

1. Noun. (plural of shirting) ¹



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Definition of Shirtings

1. shirting [n] - See also: shirting

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shirtings

shirt-waist
shirt-waists
shirt waist
shirt waists
shirtdress
shirtdresses
shirted
shirtfront
shirtfronts
shirtier
shirtiest
shirtily
shirting
shirtings (current term)
shirtless
shirtlessness
shirtlifter
shirtlike
shirtmaker
shirtmakers
shirtmaking
shirts
shirts and skins
shirtsleeve
shirtsleeved
shirtsleeves
shirttail
shirttailed

Literary usage of Shirtings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Textile design and colour by William Watson (1912)
"... Sateen Grounds—Zephyr Stripes and Checks—Oxford Shirting Cloths—Harvard shirtings—Wool and Union shirtings—Combination of Bedford Cord and Pique Weaves. ..."

2. Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"Brown :ind bleached sheetings and shirtings. F tVj. 230 645 Lyman Mills, Holyoke, Mass.— Brown and bleached sheetings and shirtings, drills, lawns, ..."

3. A Cotton Fabrics Glossary by Frank P. Bennett, & Co (1914)
"The large reason why ordinary madras shirtings do not possess the luster and appearance which many of these new cloths have is because they are not ._._. ..."

4. Benjamin's Treatise on the Law of Sale of Personal Property: With References by Judah Philip Benjamin, Arthur Beilby Pearson, Hugh Fenwick Boyd, Charles Lyon Corbin (1884)
"There being no market for the kind of shirting contracted for, the plaintiff procured shirtings of a better quality at a higher price, in order to fulfill ..."

5. International Exhibition, 1876: Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"234 605 Harris Manufacturing Co., Providence, RI—Bleached shirtings. The " Gem of the Spindle" exemplifies the limit of fineness consistent with durability. ..."

6. Fisher's National Magazine and Industrial Record by Redwood Fisher (1846)
"2 bales family and Petersburg shirtings, 54 and 5J cents per yard. ... 2 bales brown sheetings and shirtings, 9 and 74 cents per yard ; 1 bale drillings 7| ..."

7. The New England Gazetteer: Containing Descriptions of the States, Counties by John Hayward (1857)
"The Laconia Company has a capital of $1000000, 3 mills, 50000 spindles, and turns out 13000000 yards per annum of shirtings, sheetings, drills, jeans, ..."

8. Sessional Papers (1901)
"Under cotton goods shirtings show a considerable decrease, hut shirtings, in the circumstances this was not unexpected. In 1898 and 1899 the import of ..."

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