[pop-uh-leen, pop-uh-leen]


a fabric, resembling broadcloth, rep, or poplin and made with silk or rayon warp and wool filling, used in the manufacture of dress goods.

Origin of popeline

< French: poplin
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Historical Examples of popeline

  • Poplin or popeline is a name given to a class of goods distinguished by a rib or cord effect running width way of the piece.


    William H. Dooley