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chintz

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noun \ˈchin(t)s\

Simple Definition of chintz

  • : a shiny cotton fabric with a flowery pattern printed on it

Full Definition of chintz

  1. 1 :  a printed calico from India

  2. 2 :  a usually glazed printed cotton fabric

Origin of chintz

earlier chints, plural of chint, from Hindi chī̃ṭ & Urdu chīnṭ


First Known Use: 1614

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