Henrietta

noun

Hen·​ri·​et·​ta
ˌhenrēˈetə
variants or Henrietta cloth
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plural -s
: a fine soft twilled fabric for dresses made of wool and sometimes with a silk warp

Word History

Etymology

after Henrietta Maria †1669 queen consort of Charles I of England

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“Henrietta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Henrietta. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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