cretonne cretonne

Definition(s):

  • (n) an unglazed heavy fabric; brightly printed; used for slipcovers and draperies

Usage(s):

  1. But inside the spacious mansion at Hyde Park there was warmth and gayety, perhaps in the flowered cretonne drawing-roomwhere afternoon coffee is a daily ritual.
  2. With some difficulty and no little expense he set aside one of the Parliamentary bathrooms, tastefully shrouded it in cretonne, appointed a respectable, middle-aged bathmistress.

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