shalloon

noun
shal·​loon | \ shə-ˈlün How to pronounce shalloon (audio) , sha- \

Definition of shalloon

: a lightweight twilled fabric of wool or worsted

First Known Use of shalloon

1665, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shalloon

Châlons-sur-Marne, France

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“Shalloon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shalloon. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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