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A loosely woven fabric with a rough nubby texture.

[French, past participle of ratiner, to adorn, from ratine, ratteen; see ratteen.]


(ræˈtiːn) ,






(Textiles) a coarse loosely woven cloth
[C17: from French, from ratine, of obscure origin]
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She ground her way through the thick cover and up the ratine wall, bird in mouth.
04 Table 5 The Impact of Reinsurer Ratine Downgrades on Primary Insurer Rating Downgrades, 2003-2009 Expected (1) No (2) Main Variables Sign Interaction Model RDownRec_UN +/- -0.
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