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tarlatan

Class:

noun

Etymology:

from French tarlatane, variant of tarnatane type of muslin, perhaps of Indian...
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Glossary of textile manufacturing | manufacture of textiles

one of the oldest of human technologies. To make textiles, the first requirement is a source of fibre from which a yarn can be made, primarily by spinning. The yarn is processed by knitting or weaving, which turns yarn into cloth. The machine used for ... (45 of 7552 words)

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Collins Dictionary:

tarlatan

an open-weave cotton fabric, used for stiffening garments (8 of 184 words, pronunciation)

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Oxford Dictionary:

tarlatan

a thin, open-weave muslin fabric, used for stiffening ball dresses (10 of 40 words, pronunciation)

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Merriam-Webster:

tarlatan

a sheer cotton fabric in open plain weave usually heavily sized for stiffness (13 of 27 words, pronunciation)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

tarlatan

A thin, stiffly starched muslin in open plain weave. (9 of 22 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

tarlatan

a thin, plain-weave, open-mesh cotton fabric finished with stiffening agents and sometimes glazed. (13 of 19 words, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

tarlatan | tarletan

a thin, stiff, open-weave muslin (5 of 17 words, pronunciation)

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Wiktionary:

tarlatan | tarlatans [plural]

A thin muslin with an open weave once used for ball-gowns etc (12 of 13 words)

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Encarta Dictionary:

tarlatan

an open-weave transparent highly starched cotton muslin. Use: stiffener for collars and other parts of clothes. (16 of 31 words, pronunciation)

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Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

tarlatan

First use: 18th century

Origin: from French tarlatane, variant of tarnatane type of muslin, perhaps of Indian origin

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Oxford Dictionary:

tarlatan

First use: early 18th century

Origin: French tarlatane, probably of Indian origin

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New World Dictionary:

tarlatan

Origin: French tarlatane, earlier tarnatane from unknown origin

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American Heritage Dictionary:

tarlatan

Origin: French tarlatane, alteration of earlier tarnatane.

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Merriam-Webster:

tarlatan

First use: about 1741

Origin: French tarlatane

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Encarta Dictionary:

tarlatan

First use: Early 18th century

Origin: French tarlatane

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Audio references

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tarlatan

Audio: British English pronunciation of "tarlatan"

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the Free Dictionary:

tarlatan

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Google Dictionary:

tarlatan | tarlatans [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "tarlatan"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

tarlatan

Audio: North American pronunciation of "tarlatan"

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YourDictionary Audio:

tarlatan

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