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crepon

[ krey-pon ]
/ ˈkreɪ pɒn /
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noun
a heavyweight crepe fabric.
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Origin of crepon

1885–90; <French, equivalent to crêpecrepe + -on noun suffix
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How to use crepon in a sentence

  • She wore a pink crepon dressing-gown, with cream guipure lace at the neck and wrists.

    A Duet|Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The tunic may be made of cotton crepon, the mantle of dyed muslin.

  • The largest designs of crepon show a raised or puffed appearance.

    Textiles|William H. Dooley
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