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Origin of cretonne
Words nearby cretonne
Example sentences from the Web for cretonne
Then the cretonne curtains might be hung in the newly furnished spare bed-room.Household Organization|Florence Caddy
Two pretty girls were standing at a table, looking through a book of patterns in cretonne.
Tape is good for binding; and so is a bias strip of the cretonne cover, or of a pretty contrasting color.Clothing and Health|Helen Kinne
Yes, his hands were behind him clutching and kneading a fold of the cretonne.The Riddle of the Sands|Erskine Childers
All the bedrooms are called after flowers, to match the paper and cretonne.Mollie's Prince|Rosa Nouchette Carey
British Dictionary definitions for cretonne
- a heavy cotton or linen fabric with a printed design, used for furnishing
- (as modifier)cretonne chair covers