Canton crepe

Canton crepe
a thin, light, silk or rayon crepe with a finely wrinkled surface, heavier in texture than crepe de Chine.
[1860-65; named after CANTON, China]

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  • Canton crepe — [kant′ n, kan′tän΄] n. [after CANTON, China] a soft, crinkled silk or rayon fabric, like crepe de Chine but heavier …   English World dictionary

  • Canton crepe — noun a soft thick crinkled dress crepe; heavier than crepe de Chine • Hypernyms: ↑crepe, ↑crape * * * ˈka(a)n.ˌtän noun Usage: often capitalized 1st C Etymology: from Canton, China : a soft thick dress crepe made of silk or r …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canton crepe — /kæntɒn ˈkreɪp/ (say kanton krayp) noun a thin, light silk or rayon crepe with a finely wrinkled surface, heavier in texture than crepe de chine. {named after Canton} …  

  • crepe — /krayp/, n., v., creped, creping. n. 1. a lightweight fabric of silk, cotton, or other fiber, with a finely crinkled or ridged surface. 2. a usually black band or piece of this material, worn as a token of mourning. 3. a thin, light, delicate… …   Universalium

  • crêpe — /krayp/; for 2 also /krep/ or, Fr., /krddep/, n., pl. crêpes /krayps/; for 2 also /kreps/ or, Fr., /krddep/. 1. crepe (defs. 1, 2). 2. crepe (def. 3). [ < F; see CREPE] * * * ▪ cloth French  Crêpe …   Universalium

  • crepe — I noun 1. paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations • Syn: ↑crepe paper • Hypernyms: ↑paper 2. small very thin pancake • Syn: ↑crape, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • crepe marocain — noun a dress crepe; similar to Canton crepe • Syn: ↑marocain • Hypernyms: ↑crepe, ↑crape * * * noun Etymology: French crêpe maracain, literally, Moroccan crepe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crepe — Cr[^e]pe (kr[asl]p), [F.] n. 1. Same as {Crape}. [Also spelled {crepe}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (kr[^a]p; Eng. kr[=a]p), Any of various crapelike fabrics, whether crinkled or not. 3. A small thin pancake. [wns16=2] [PJC] 4. Paper with a finely crinkle …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crepe — Cr[^e]pe (kr[asl]p), [F.] n. 1. Same as {Crape}. [Also spelled {crepe}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (kr[^a]p; Eng. kr[=a]p), Any of various crapelike fabrics, whether crinkled or not. 3. A small thin pancake. [wns16=2] [PJC] 4. Paper with a finely crinkle …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crepe de Chine — Crepe Cr[^e]pe (kr[asl]p), [F.] n. 1. Same as {Crape}. [Also spelled {crepe}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (kr[^a]p; Eng. kr[=a]p), Any of various crapelike fabrics, whether crinkled or not. 3. A small thin pancake. [wns16=2] [PJC] 4. Paper with a finely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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