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Webster 1913 Edition


Jaconet

Jac′o-net

,
Noun.
[F.
jaconas
.]
A thin cotton fabric, between cambric and muslin, used for dresses, neckcloths, etc.
[Written also
jacconet
.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Jaconet

JACONET'

,
Noun.
A kind of coarse muslin.

Definition 2021


jaconet

jaconet

English

Noun

jaconet (countable and uncountable, plural jaconets)

  1. A type of cotton cloth, especially as dyed and waterproofed.
    • 1979: It really was beautifully executed, more like a forgery than a copy, for the copyist had laid it down on a jaconet backing and had even added a cachet de vente, a couple of collectors' marks and a museum reference numer. — Kyril Bonfiglioli, After You with the Pistol (Penguin 2001, p. 321)