Definition of "jaconet" [jac•o•net]

  • A lightweight cotton cloth resembling lawn used for clothing and bandages. (noun)

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Use "jaconet" in a sentence
  • "And the wonder of it is that he would tie your kid shoes; while he pulls out my jaconet, and sits on my French hat."
  • "In their simple dresses — grey jaconet muslin, sparely trimmed with lavender — and wearing no jewel or ornament, but a single snow-drop in the breast, the lovely bridesmaids looked as if they defied all the world to make them brides."
  • "Got my haversack lined with jaconet and filled with cut-dressings, very convenient, as you have both hands free."