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popeline

[pop-uh-leen, pop-uh-leen]
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noun
  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.
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Origin of popeline

< French: poplin
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  • 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