[ sha-loon ]
/ ʃæˈlun /
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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Example sentences from the Web for shalloon
Instead of shalloon for lining men's coats, sometimes use a glazed calico .Every Day Life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony|George Francis Dow
British Dictionary definitions for shalloon
/ (ʃæˈluːn) /
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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