winceyette [win΄sē et′]
[wincey, a kind of fabric, altered < LINSEY(-WOOLSEY) + -ETTE]
Brit. a kind of flannelette or cotton flannel

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  • winceyette — [win΄sē et′] n. 〚wincey, a kind of fabric, altered /span> LINSEY( WOOLSEY) + ETTE〛 Brit. a kind of flannelette or cotton flannel * * * …   Universalium

  • winceyette — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a lightweight brushed cotton fabric, used especially for nightclothes. ORIGIN from wincey, a lightweight wool and cotton fabric, from woolsey in LINSEY WOOLSEY(Cf. ↑L) …   English terms dictionary

  • winceyette — noun a soft cotton flannelette material with a raised brushed surface (a nap), on both sides …   Wiktionary

  • winceyette — n. type of lightweight brushed cotton flannelette fabric used particularly for pajamas and nightgowns (British usage) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • winceyette — [ˌwɪnsɪ ɛt] noun Brit. a lightweight napped flannelette, used especially for nightclothes …   English new terms dictionary

  • winceyette — noun (U) BrE light material with a soft surface, used especially for clothes you wear in bed; flannelette …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • winceyette — win·cey·ette …   English syllables

  • winceyette — /wɪnsiˈɛt/ (say winsee et) noun a plain lightweight cotton cloth raised slightly on both sides. {wincey + ette} …   Australian English dictionary

  • winceyette — n. Brit. a lightweight napped flannelette used esp. for nightclothes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flannel — is a soft woven fabric, of various fineness. It usually doesn t have a nap, and instead gains its softness through the loosely spun yarn it is woven from. It is commonly used to make clothing, bed sheets, and sleepwear.Flannel was originally made …   Wikipedia

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