jaconet

NOUN
  1. a lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages
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How To Use jaconet In A Sentence

  • They had on little white aprons, trimmed with jaconet edging, and collars as clean and white as snow. "Co. Aytch" Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment or, A Side Show of the Big Show
  • At the windows, curtains of heavy white jaconet muslin, not too full, hung in sharp parallel plaits to the floor -- just to the floor. The Sorcery Club
  • A Morning Walking Dress [is] a short gown and coat of fine jaconet muslin, edged with a broad border of patent work, made high in the neck with deep standing collar, trimmed with narrow band of patent work to correspond.
  • To do this take a piece of jaconet and pin it out flat on the board, then evenly paste the back of the map with thin paste in which there are no lumps, and lay it on the linen, rub down through blotting-paper, and leave to dry. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books A handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians
  • Under dress of jaconet muslin, trimmed with lace or embroidery. The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851
  • If the two pieces of jaconet are carefully pulled apart when dry, half the paper should be attached to each, unless at any point the paste has failed to stick, when the paper will tear. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books A handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians
  • 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. Springhaven
  • The paper to be split should be well pasted on both sides with a thickish paste, and fine linen or jaconet placed on each side. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books A handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians
  • His gaze swept her, neat and trim in green jaconet, then he gave her his arm; nose still high, she consented to be led down the steps. DEVIL'S BRIDE
  • Got my haversack lined with jaconet and filled with cut-dressings, very convenient, as you have both hands free. Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915
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