crepe de Chine

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crêpe de Chine

 (krāp′ də shēn′)
n. pl. crêpes de Chine (krāp′) also crêpe de Chines (shēn′)
A fine, usually silk crepe used for dresses and blouses.

[French : crêpe, crepe + de, of + Chine, China.]

crepe de Chine

(kreɪp də ˈʃiːn)
n
(Textiles)
a. a very thin crepe of silk or a similar light fabric
b. (as modifier): a crepe-de-Chine blouse.
[C19: from French: Chinese crepe]

crepe de Chine

(ˌkreɪp də ˈʃin)
n.
a light, soft, silk or synthetic crepe used for dresses.
[1885–90; < French: literally, crepe from China]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crepe de Chine - a very thin crepe of silk or silklike fabric
crape, crepe - a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface