toilinet

noun
toi·​li·​net
variants: or toilinette \ ¦tȯilə¦net \
plural -s

Definition of toilinet

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

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History and Etymology for toilinet

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

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“Toilinet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toilinet. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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