Canton flannel


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Canton flannel

(ˈkæntɒn; -tən)
n
(Textiles) another name for cotton flannel
[C19: named after Canton, China]

Can′ton flan′nel


n.
a cotton fabric with a long, fleecy nap usu. on one side only, used for sportswear, undergarments, linings, etc.
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Noun1.Canton flannel - a stout cotton fabric with nap on only one side
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"