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pop·lin

 (pŏp′lĭn)
n.
A ribbed fabric of silk, rayon, wool, or cotton, used in making clothing and upholstery.

[Obsolete French papeline, perhaps from Provençal papalino, feminine of papalin, papal (so called because it was first made at the papal town of Avignon), from Medieval Latin pāpālis, from Late Latin pāpa, pope; see pope.]

poplin

(ˈpɒplɪn)
n
(Textiles)
a. a strong fabric, usually of cotton, in plain weave with fine ribbing, used for dresses, children's wear, etc
b. (as modifier): a poplin shirt.
[C18: from French papeline, perhaps from Poperinge, a centre of textile manufacture in Flanders]

pop•lin

(ˈpɒp lɪn)

n.
a finely corded fabric of cotton, rayon, silk, or wool, for dresses, draperies, etc.
[1700–10; < French popeline, earlier papeline < Italian papalina, feminine of papalino papal; so called from being made at the papal city of Avignon. See papal, -ine1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poplin - a ribbed fabric used in clothing and upholsterypoplin - a ribbed fabric used in clothing and upholstery
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"
Translations

poplin

[ˈpɒplɪn] Npopelina f

poplin

[ˈpɒplɪn]
npopeline f
adj [blouse, dress] → en popelinepop music nmusique f pop

poplin

nPopeline f; poplin dressPopelinekleid nt

poplin

[ˈpɒplɪn] npopeline f
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I have some notion of putting such a trimming as this to my white and silver poplin. Do you think it will look well?"
"Well, last year, for instance, I bought our Matrona Semyenovna, not a poplin, but something of that sort," said the princess.
She is prettily dressed in gray poplin, trimmed with gray velvet, and set off by a ribbon of deep red tied in a bow at the throat.
Archer's black brocade, while Miss Archer's brown and purple poplins hung, as the years went on, more and more slackly on her virgin frame.
"What's the use of asking that, when you know we shall wear our poplins, because we haven't got anything else?" answered Jo with her mouth full.
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