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shantung

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noun shan·tung \(ˌ)shan-ˈtəŋ\

Definition of shantung

  1. :  a fabric in plain weave having a slightly irregular surface due to uneven slubbed filling yarns



Origin and Etymology of shantung

Shantung (Shandong), China


First Known Use: circa 1882


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