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Crepe de Chine   Listen
Crepe de Chine

noun
1.
A very thin crepe of silk or silklike fabric.






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"Crepe de Chine" Quotes from Famous Books



... once, and would be back as soon as possible—well, if not in an hour, then in two at latest. She was full of compunction, but she knew Undine would forgive her, and find something amusing to fill up the time: she advised her to go back and buy the black hat with the osprey, and try on the crepe de Chine they'd thought so smart: for any one as good-looking as herself the woman would probably alter it for nothing; and they could meet again at the Palace Tea-Rooms at four. She whirled away in a cloud of explanations, and Undine, left ...
— The Custom of the Country • Edith Wharton



Words linked to "Crepe de Chine" :   crepe, crape



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