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A fine, plain-woven fabric made from various fibers and used especially for clothing.
[French, from Old French, perhaps after Baptiste of Cambrai, 13th-century textile maker.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) a fine plain-weave cotton fabric: used esp for shirts and dresses
[C17: from French, from Old French toile de baptiste, probably after Baptiste of Cambrai, 13th-century French weaver, its reputed inventor]
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a fine, often sheer fabric, constructed in either a plain or figured weave and made of any of various natural or synthetic fibers.
[1690–1700; < French; Middle French (toile de) ba(p)tiste, after Baptiste of Cambrai, said to have been its first maker]
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|Noun||1.||batiste - a thin plain-weave cotton or linen fabric; used for shirts or dresses|
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batiste[bæˈtiːst] N → batista f
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n → Batist m
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