- a plain-weave or twill-weave cotton fabric with a long, fleecy nap usually on one side only, used for sportswear, undergarments, backings and linings, etc.
Origin of Canton flannel
Examples from the Web for canton flannel
Historical Examples of canton flannel
Have they any good Canton-flannel, suitable for a person of medium complexion?
On the large scale, the finer oils of this kind are often filtered through Canton-flannel bags.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
If a large cloth is used, put it on over the canton-flannel "silence cloth."The Expert Maid-Servant
Cristine Terhune Herrick
When setting the table, cover first with a canton-flannel or felt cloth, in order to prevent noise and protect the table.Public School Domestic Science
Mrs. J. Hoodless
- another name for cotton flannel