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  1. (noun, artifact) an unglazed heavy fabric; brightly printed; used for slipcovers and draperies

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Alternate forms of Cretonne

Hypernyms: cloth, fabric, material, textile

Origin of the word Cretonne

  1. 1870, from Fr. cretonne (1723), supposedly from Creton, village in Normandy. more

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