a light, twilled woolen fabric used chiefly for linings.

Origin of shalloon

1655–65; < French chalon, after Châlons-sur-Marne, where made Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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