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

  1. 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

Words Nearby popeline

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How to use popeline in a sentence

  • 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.

    Textiles | William H. Dooley