shalloon

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

shalloon (plural shalloons)

  1. A fabric of tightly woven wool, mainly used for the linings of articles of clothing.
  2. (historical) A band for tying the tail of a wig, made of such material.

References[edit]

  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.
  • Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.