marseilles definition

  • noun:
    • a broad term for several kinds of textiles, that are created of two number of threads interlacing each other, thus creating dual cloth, quilted in loom; -- so named because first made in Marseilles, France.
    • A cotton material similar to piqué, rigid, and employed for men's waistcoats and summer time clothes.
    • a port town in southeastern France on the Mediterranean

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