flannelette


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flan·nel·ette

 (flăn′ə-lĕt′)
n.
A soft cotton fabric with a nap.

flannelette

(ˌflænəˈlɛt) or

flannelet

n
(Textiles) a cotton imitation of flannel
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flannelette - a cotton fabric imitating flannel
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"
winceyette - cotton flannelette with a nap on both sides
Translations

flannelette

[ˌflænəˈlet] Nfranela f de algodón

flannelette

n (Brit) → Baumwollflanell m; flannelette sheetBiberbetttuch nt

flannelette

[ˌflænəˈlɛt] nflanella di cotone
References in classic literature ?
The fat lady chased a V around among the samples of gros grain flannelette in her shopping bag till she cornered it, and gave up.
It included 180 'dainty white flannelette nightdresses with turned-down collar & front'.
The first respirator prototype was little more than a flannelette bag soaked in sodium thiosulphate, which at the time was best known as an agent for developing photographs.
Every bedroom tableau he has ever spied upon, country wives of every shape and size, dressing, undressing, posing, exposing, flesh by the acre, pink silk, but mainly flannelette, alas, that too, all nothing beside this'.
If any of us fell - and sadly I was always tripping over my size 7s - out would come the mustard powder, some old bits of bandage or flannelette sheet and a few tablespoons of flour.
The ticks were collected from the vegetation at natural sites surveyed in Castilla-La Mancha by blanket dragging with a cotton flannelette during fall 2009 and springsummer 2010 (Figure, panel A) and classified (5).
Or buy flannelette fitted sheets that are 15in deep, also from PS19.
Or buy 15in deep flannelette fitted sheets that are 15in deep, also from [euro]24.
From 37 * * * They find me down by the river in my flannelette nightie.
Yes, from the last sentence you've guessed that, unlike The Apprentice, which has fans of all ages, those over 30 would be advised to pop on their flannelette bedclothes and have an early night.
Yes, you've guessed it - anyone over 30 should pop on their flannelette PJs and have an early night.
The ad features former All Black captain Sean Fitzpatrick congratulating fellow New Zealanders for "selflessly stepping out into the bed chambers of this fine country, throwing aside your natural instincts, and your lacy lingerie, standing proudly in your flannelette pyjamas and whispering 'I love you, New Zealand'.