Definition of

Challis

  1. (noun, artifact) a soft lightweight fabric (usually printed)

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Alternate forms of Challis

Hypernyms: cloth, fabric, material, textile

Origin of the word Challis

  1. type of fabric for lady's dresses, 1849, of unknown origin, perhaps from the surname. more

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