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

Word History


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

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“Momie cloth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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