canton flannel

noun, often capitalized C
can·​ton flannel | \ ˈkan-ˌtän- How to pronounce canton flannel (audio) , -tᵊn- \

Definition of canton flannel

First Known Use of canton flannel

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for canton flannel

Canton, China

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The first known use of canton flannel was in 1872

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“Canton flannel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canton%20flannel. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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