- a heavy fabric of wool, or wool and cotton, with a ribbed face and a moiré finish, used for curtains, petticoats, etc.
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The design or marking of moreen is different on every piece.Textiles
William H. Dooley
Moreen is a woolen or mixed fabric to which the same process has been applied.
Moire—The water effect produced on silk, moreen, and like fabrics.
Moreen lay, sleepless, wide-eyed, staring up at the roof of the tent.
Moreen sat up, shaking off something of the lassitude which possessed her.
- a heavy, usually watered, fabric of wool or wool and cotton, used esp in furnishing