- any shirt fabric, as broadcloth or oxford.
Origin of shirting
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Then the shirting is extreme and there is a lilac smell and no ginger.Geography and Plays
Shirting, which has long since ceased to refer exclusively to shirt cloths, includes a large proportion of Lancashire manufacture.
In weight it is lighter than a shirting, and it is usually ornamented with a distinctive coloured heading.
The jacconet is a plain cloth, lighter than a shirting and heavier than a mull.
The foolish woman wrapped up the shirting and counted out the money and the laborer hurried off.The Shoemaker's Apron
- fabric used in making men's shirts
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