meaning of batiste

batiste meaning in General Dictionary

Originally cambric or grass of good linen now applied and also to cloth of similar surface manufactured from cotton

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  • a thin plain-weave cotton or linen textile; utilized for t-shirts or outfits
  • Originally, cambric or lawn of good linen; today used and also to cloth of comparable surface made from cotton.

batiste meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) initially, cambric or lawn of good linen; today applied and also to fabric of similar surface made from cotton.


Sentence Examples with the word batiste

A short stout man of about thirty, in white breeches and high boots and a batiste shirt that he had evidently only just put on, standing in that room, and his valet was buttoning on to the back of his breeches a new pair of handsome silk-embroidered braces that, for some reason, attracted Rostov's attention.

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