momie cloth

noun
\ ˈmōmē-, ˈməmē- \

Definition of momie cloth

: a pebble-surfaced crepe with a cotton, rayon, or silk warp and a wool filling that is used for dresses, curtains, and upholstery

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History and Etymology for momie cloth

probably alteration (influenced by French momie mummy) of mummy cloth

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“Momie cloth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/momie%20cloth. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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