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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.]
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]
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]
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|
chintz[tʃɪnts] N → cretona f
n → Chintz m
attr curtains → Chintz-