variants or toilinette
plural -s
: a fabric with silk or cotton warp and wool weft in use in the 19th century for fancy waistcoats

Word History


probably from French toile cloth, linen cloth + English -inet, -inette (as in satinet, satinette)

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“Toilinet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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