Canton flannel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Canton flannel a stout cotton fabric with nap on only one side
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Canton flannel See Cotton flannel, under Cotton.
    • Canton flannel See Cotton flannel.
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Usage

In literature:

Before covering, these are to be padded with two or three thicknesses of Canton flannel.
"American Handbook of the Daguerrotype" by Samuel D. Humphrey
Prepared cotton Wool, or Canton flannel.
"The History and Practice of the Art of Photography" by Henry H. Snelling
Thus ever did the Master swing Lad's precious canton flannel doll before throwing it for him to retrieve.
"Further Adventures of Lad" by Albert Payson Terhune
A mat of asbestos or a thickness of canton flannel is first spread on the table.
"Book of Etiquette, Volume 2" by Lillian Eichler Watson
Brush the tablecloth, fold in its creases, also the sub-cover of canton flannel, and lay both away until again needed.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
It was Tom who coined the name for him because he was made of Canton flannel.
"The Christmas Angel" by Abbie Farwell Brown
And then there must be some doilies to overlay the Canton-flannel-covered asbestos mats for use under hot dishes.
"The Complete Home" by Various
Canton flannel bags, for bed clothes, 249.
"Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making" by William Hamilton Gibson
It can be made of canton flannel.
"Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People" by Constance D'Arcy Mackay
Canton flannel suit of white, trimmed with long points cut from cloth, to represent icicles.
"The White Christmas and other Merry Christmas Plays" by Walter Ben Hare
The costume is made of glossy sateen; the sandals of canton flannel.
"Games For All Occasions" by Mary E. Blain
Canton flannel, fleecy side up, is best, but any kind will answer the purpose.
"Little Folks' Handy Book" by Lina Beard
The floor was covered with white canton flannel, so arranged over slight ridges and hummocks that it looked exactly like a field of drifted snow.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
Heavy curtains of raw silk, Turcoman, and canton flannel, with a full valance at the top, are used for the window drapery.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
I was made of white canton flannel.
"Fairy Prince and Other Stories" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
And here comes Captain Tiago, dressed like the sporting man, in a canton flannel shirt, woollen trousers, and a jipijapa hat.
"An Eagle Flight" by José Rizal
So I'll just get out the piece-bag to-night, and press off them canton flannel scraps.
"Jessica, the Heiress" by Evelyn Raymond
Have a number of tea towels, cheesecloth dusters, Canton flannel bags for brooms, silverware towels, etc., cut and ready to hem.
"Breakfasts and Teas" by Paul Pierce
Next to the table you must have a heavy undercloth of felt or Canton flannel.
"Harper's Round Table, October 1, 1895" by Various
Each was bagged in dark-red Canton flannel.
"The Valiants of Virginia" by Hallie Erminie Rives
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