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A printed and glazed cotton fabric, usually of bright colors.
[Obsolete chints, pl. of chint, chintz, from Hindi chīṭ, chīṁṭ, splash, pattern painted on cloth, chintz.]
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1. (Textiles) a printed patterned cotton fabric, with glazed finish
2. (Textiles) a painted or stained Indian calico
[C17: from Hindi chīnt, from Sanskrit citra gaily-coloured]
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1. a cotton fabric, usu. glazed and often printed in bright patterns, used for apparel, draperies, etc.
2. a painted calico from India.
[1605–15; earlier chints, pl. of chint < Gujarati chī̃ṭ]
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chintz- Comes from the plural of Hindi chint, a printed Indian calico, from earlier Sanskrit chitra, "variegated."
See also related terms for variegated.
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|Noun||1.||chintz - a brightly printed and glazed cotton fabric|
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chintz[tʃɪnts] N → cretona f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (= fabric) → chintz m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Chintz m
attr curtains → Chintz-
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
chintz[tʃɪnts] n → chintz m inv
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