nainsook

noun
nain·sook | \ˈnān-ˌsu̇k \

Definition of nainsook 

: a soft lightweight muslin

First Known Use of nainsook

1790, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nainsook

Hindi & Urdu nainsukh, literally, eye's delight

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