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A lightweight cotton cloth resembling lawn used for clothing and bandages.

[From Urdu jagannāthī, after Jagannath (Puri), a town of eastern India.]


(Textiles) a light cotton fabric used for clothing, bandages, etc
[C18: from Urdu jagannāthī, from Jagannāthpūrī, India, where it was originally made]


(ˈdʒæk əˌnɛt)

1. a lightweight cotton fabric used in the manufacture of clothing and bandages.
2. a cotton fabric with one glazed surface, used in bookbinding.
[1760–70; < Urdu jagannāthī, after Jagannāthpūrī in Orissa, India, where the cloth was first made]
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Noun1.jaconet - a lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages
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"
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After 7 days, to eliminate mycelium and waste materials, the contents of fungi were passed through a sterile jaconet fabric.
Successful with Jaconet last season, Barron ran Hitchens and the David Redvers-owned Waveband in the pounds 30,000 contest this time around, and it was the supposed second-string, Waveband, who made all for a 16-1 success.
Tackling the minimum trip for the first time in 18 months, he appreciated the strong pace at York recently and produced a decent turn of foot to catch the trailblazing Jaconet in the last 75 yards.
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An easy winner here on her penultimate start, Prescription was at a big disadvantage from her high draw next time when unable to peg back Jaconet at Wolverhampton.
Captain Dunne and Jaconet were first and second at York recently over five furlongs and the pair meet again in the Black Sheep Brewery Handicap at Thirsk.
Captain Dunne and Jaconet were first and second at York over five furlongs and the pair meet again in the Black Sheep Brewery Handicap at Thirsk.
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But the fact that Spencer was booked suggests to me that the horse is finding his old form and, if back to anywhere near his best, the son of American sire Hussonet - also responsible for multiple sand winner Jaconet - will pick this lot up and carry them.
Punters left the loot behind when the grey was beaten by Jaconet at Wolves last time but we can recoup the losses today.
French jockey Gerald Mosse (right) was top jockey with two wins Picture: ALAN CROWHURST/PAl; TODAY'S NAP: Jaconet (7.