• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cantoon A cotton stuff showing a fine cord on one side and a satiny surface on the other.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cantoon A strong cotton cloth smooth on one side and corded on the other. See corded.
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In literature:

He therefore chose a spot on the skirts of the hills and cantooned his army there.
"King-Errant" by Flora Annie Steel