Definition of percale
: a fine closely woven cotton cloth variously finished for clothing, sheeting, and industrial uses
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Available in 100% percale, The Ivy features wide flanges and rounded corners for a full, luxurious bed that radiates sophisticated minimalism.
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Origin and Etymology of percale
ultimately from Persian pargāla
First Known Use: 1840See Words from the same year
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