nainsook definition

  • noun:
    • A soft, light cotton product, often with a woven stripe.
    • A soft, good muslin of South Asian source, sometimes used to make child clothing.
    • A thick kind of jaconet muslin, ordinary or striped, previously built in Asia.
    • a type of muslin like jaconet, but thicker, originally manufactured in Bengal. It's made both ordinary and striped, the stripe working the length of the things.
    • a soft light muslin used specifically for children

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