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Definition of "calicoes" []

  • Plural form of calico. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "calicoes" in a sentence
  • "They were portrayed on the silk linings of haori (2), on women's kerchiefs of chirimen (3), in the embroidery of girdles, in the designs of silk shirts and of children's holiday robes, -- not to speak of cheaper printed goods, such as calicoes and toweling."
  • "I was in my teens in the 90's and had all my dresses made by a seamstress, most in the type of patterns you have shown and in beautiful calicoes."
  • "Otoo took a flying leap ashore, dug both hands into the trade goods, and scattered tobacco, beads, tomahawks, knives, and calicoes in all directions."
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