Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A soft, silk or rayon fabric with a finely crinkled texture, similar to but heavier than crêpe de Chine.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a soft thick crinkled dress crepe; heavier than crepe de Chine

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Canton (Guangzhou), China.

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