cotton flannel

Origin of cotton flannel

First recorded in 1835–45

Words Nearby cotton flannel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cotton flannel in a sentence

  • Meanwhile, a super-soft cotton flannel lining makes this jacket far warmer than it appears, almost like wearing two layers in one.

  • Shivering like the ague between his cotton-flannel blankets, Stanton's courage fairly raced the mercury in its downward course.

    Molly Make-Believe | Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • A thick pad of felt or double-faced cotton flannel should go under the tablecloth.

    The Etiquette of To-day | Edith B. Ordway
  • She strolled over to him and fingered the cotton flannel of a garment that lay under her hand.

    Half Portions | Edna Ferber
  • Tie a bag made of cotton flannel over the broom and brush the walls downward.

  • The floor should then be dusted with a broom, over which has been tied the cotton-flannel bag made for the purpose.

British Dictionary definitions for cotton flannel

cotton flannel

  1. a plain-weave or twill-weave fabric with nap on one side only: Also called: Canton flannel

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