Algerian stripe

noun

: a usually cream-colored coating fabric with alternate stripes of coarse cotton and fine silk

Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Algerian stripe was in 1858

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“Algerian stripe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Algerian%20stripe. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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