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duvetyn

or du·ve·tine, du·ve·tyne

[doo-vi-teen, dyoo-]
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noun
  1. a napped fabric, in a twilled or plain weave, of cotton, wool, silk, or rayon.
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Origin of duvetyn

1910–15; < French duvetine, equivalent to duvet down (see duvet) + -ine -ine2
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Historical Examples

  • Select a perfectly sweet Rose du Barri duvetyn lined gris fonc.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, January 14, 1920

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for duvetyn

duvetyn

duvetine or duvetyne

noun
  1. a soft napped velvety fabric of cotton, silk, wool, or rayon
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Word Origin

C20: from French duvetine, from duvet down + -ine 1
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