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Fabric suitable for making shirts.


(Textiles) fabric used in making men's shirts


(ˈʃɜr tɪŋ)

any shirt fabric, as broadcloth.
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Noun1.shirting - any of various fabrics used to make men's shirts
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"
shirt - a garment worn on the upper half of the body


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She sat herself upon a revolving stool before a counter that was comparatively deserted, trying to gather strength and courage to charge through an eager multitude that was besieging breastworks of shirting and figured lawn.
He had somehow picked up a troop of droll children, little hatless boys with their galligaskins much worn and scant shirting to hang out, little girls who tossed their hair out of their eyes to look at him, and guardian brothers at the mature age of seven.
SKS Textiles Private Limited (SKS) is engaged in the manufacturing of cotton fabric and polyester blended fabrics used primarily for bottom wear and shirtings.