Nankeen

Nankeen, also called Nankeen cloth, is a kind of pale yellowish cloth, originally made at Nanjing from a yellow variety of cotton, but subsequently manufactured from ordinary cotton which is then dyed. Also in the plural a piece or variety of this cloth. The term blue nankeen describes hand-printed fabric of artistic refinement and primitive simpl...
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nankeen

[n] - a durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color
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Nankeen

• (n.) An imitation of this cloth by artificial coloring. • (n.) A species of cloth, of a firm texture, originally brought from China, made of a species of cotton (Gossypium religiosum) that is naturally of a brownish yellow color quite indestructible and permanent. • (n.) Trousers made of nankeen. • (n.) A species of cloth, of ...
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nankeen

noun a durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color
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Nankeen

Nan·keen' noun [ So called from its being originally manufactured at Nankin , in China.] [ Written also nankin .] 1. A species of cloth, of a firm texture, originally brought from China, made of a species of cotton ( Gossypium religiosum ) that is naturally of a brownish yel...
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nankeen

1. A species of cloth, of a firm texture, originally brought from China, made of a species of cotton (Gossypium religiosum) that is naturally of a brownish yellow colour quite indestructible and permanent. ... 2. An imitation of this cloth by artificial colouring. ... 3. Trousers made of nankeen. ... <zoology> Nankeen bird, the Australian nig...
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Nankeen

A pale yellowish cotton cloth, also trousers made from this cloth.
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nankeen

buff-coloured; durable buff-coloured cotton
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nankeen

durable, firm-textured cotton cloth originally made in China and now imitated in various countries. The name is derived from Nanjing, the city in ...
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Nankeen

Nankeen is a hard-wearing buff-coloured cotton fabric.
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