chintz definition

  • noun:
    • A printed and glazed cotton textile, generally of brilliant colors.
    • A painted or stained calico material, initially produced in Asia, and recognized for its colorful designs.
    • Cotton fabric, printed with plants and other products, in many different various colors, and often glazed.
    • Cotton fabric printed with flowers or other habits in numerous colors, now usually glazed.
    • A corruption of chinch.
    • a brightly printed and glazed cotton fiber textile

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