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crepe de chine

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noun, often capitalized 2d C \ˌkrāp-də-ˈshēn\

Definition of crepe de chine

  1. :  a soft fine or sheer clothing crepe especially of silk



Variants of crepe de chine

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crêpe de chine

Origin and Etymology of crepe de chine

French crêpe de Chine, literally, China crepe


First Known Use: 1869


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