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interlining

1

[ in-ter-lahy-ning ]

noun

  1. an inner lining placed between the ordinary lining and the outer fabric of a garment.
  2. material, as cotton or wool, for this purpose.
  3. lining and padding quilted together.


interlining

2

[ in-ter-lahy-ning ]

noun

  1. something that is written or inserted between lines of writing or print.
  2. such insertions collectively.

interlining

/ ˈɪntəˌlaɪnɪŋ /

noun

  1. the material used to interline parts of garments, now often made of reinforced paper


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Word History and Origins

Origin of interlining1

First recorded in 1880–85; interline 2 + -ing 1

Origin of interlining2

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; interline 1, -ing 1
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Example Sentences

A warm floor is secured by laying it double with an airtight interlining of roofing paper or similar substance.

The interlining should be cut one-fourth of an inch smaller all around if the collar is to be blind stitched to the waist.

In a close-fitting collar made of heavy material an interlining of canvas or crinoline is necessary.

It is quite surprising how the kid interlining adds to the warmth of a garment.

The heavy stiff piece is a linen canvas and is used by tailors for the interlining of cuffs and collars of coats.

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