Origin of tricot
Examples from the Web for tricot
I will dress him in a tricot waistcoat with ragged sleeves and dirty blue overalls.A Romance of Youth, Complete|Francois Coppee
Tricot had borne the greatest sufferings courageously; but he seemed to have no strength to bear this slight addition to his woes.
The tricot line is similar to the rib line in a ribbed cloth except that it is not so pronounced.Textiles|William H. Dooley
Tricot began to complain, and from that moment I felt that he was doomed.
Tricot—A double-twill cloth having both a warp and filling effect.Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson
Word Origin for tricot
1859, from French tricot "knitting, knitted work," from tricoter "to knit," probably a variant of Old French estriquer "to smooth," from a Germanic source (e.g. Middle Low German striken "pass over lightly").