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shalloon

[ sha-loon ]
/ ʃæˈlun /
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noun

a light, twilled woolen fabric used chiefly for linings.

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Origin of shalloon

1655–65; <French chalon, after Châlons-sur-Marne, where made
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shalloon
/ (ʃæˈluːn) /

noun

a light twill-weave woollen fabric used chiefly for coat linings, etc

Word Origin for shalloon

C17: from Old French chalon, from the name of Châlons-sur-Marne, France, where it originated
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