challis definition

  • noun:
    • A soft, lightweight, usually printed fabric manufactured from wool, cotton, or rayon.
    • a light, smooth material having a printed design
    • A soft, lightweight, often printed textile made of wool, cotton fiber, or rayon.
    • A soft and fragile woolen, or woolen and silk, fabric, for women' clothes.
    • a light, smooth textile having a printed design
    • A name initially provided to a choice textile of silk and wool first made at Norwich, England, about 1832.
    • A soft and delicate woolen, or woolen and silk, material, for women' dresses.
    • a soft lightweight fabric (usually imprinted)
    • A name initially directed at a selection textile of silk and wool very first made at Norwich, England, about 1832.
    • a soft lightweight textile (usually printed)

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