duvetyn
noun Etymology: French duvetine, from duvet down, from Middle French, alteration of *dumet, diminutive of Old French dun, dum down, from Old Norse dūnn — more at down Date: 1913 a smooth lustrous velvety fabric

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  • duvetyn — or duvetyne [do͞o′və tēn΄, dyo͞o′və tēn΄] n. [Fr duvetine < duvet, eiderdown < MFr, altered < dumet < OFr dum, dun, altered (? after plume) < ON dunn, DOWN2] a soft textile with a short, velvety nap, originally made of cotton with… …   English World dictionary

  • duvetyn — /dooh vi teen , dyooh /, n. a napped fabric, in a twilled or plain weave, of cotton, wool, silk, or rayon. Also, duvetine, duvetyne. [1910 15; < F duvetine, equiv. to duvet down (see DUVET) + ine INE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • duvetyn — smooth lustrous velvety fabric Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • duvetyn — n. soft velvety smooth shiny fabric (used in the manufacturing of women s suits, coats and dresses) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • duvetyn — du·ve·tyn …   English syllables

  • duvetyn — du•ve•tyn [[t]ˈdu vɪˌtin, ˈdyu [/t]] n. tex a velvety, napped fabric, in a twill or satin weave, of wool, cotton, silk, rayon, or synthetic fibers • Etymology: 1910–15; < F duvetine=duvet down (see duvet) + ine ine III …   From formal English to slang

  • duvetyn — /ˈdjuvətən/ (say dyoohvuhtuhn) noun a napped fabric, in a twilled or plain weave, of cotton, wool, silk, or rayon. Also, duvetine, duvetyne. {French, from duvet duvet + yn ine2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • duvetyn — …   Useful english dictionary

  • du|ve|tine — «DOO vuh teen», noun. = duvetyn. (Cf. ↑duvetyn) …   Useful english dictionary

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