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1. percale

noun. a fine closely woven cotton fabric.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied

Etymology

  • percale (French)

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Example sentences of the word percale


1. Noun, singular or mass
Although thread count can be an indicator of quality, the type of cotton used is just as important in determining how the cotton percale will feel.

2. Adjective
Cotton percale sheets tend to shrink when they are washed for the first time, so don’t worry if they fit a little loosely on your bed before you wash them.

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