crepe de chine


crepe de chine

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

Definition of CREPE DE CHINE

:  a soft fine or sheer clothing crepe especially of silk

Variants of CREPE DE CHINE

crepe de chine or crêpe de chine \ˌkrāp-də-ˈshēn\

Origin of CREPE DE CHINE

French crêpe de Chine, literally, China crepe
First Known Use: 1869

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