or silk·o·line, silk·o·lene
[ sil-kuh-leen ]
/ ˌsɪl kəˈlin /
a soft, thin cotton fabric with a smooth finish, for curtains, bedspreads, garment linings, etc.
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Origin of silkaline
1895–1900, Americanism; silk + -aline, alteration of -oline, as in crinoline
Words nearby silkaline
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British Dictionary definitions for silkaline
/ (ˌsɪlkəˈliːn) /
a fine smooth cotton fabric used for linings, etc
Word Origin for silkaline
C20: from silk + -aline, from -oline as in crinoline
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