Definitions for nainsookˈneɪn sʊk, ˈnæn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nain•sookˈneɪn sʊk, ˈnæn-(n.)

  1. a fine, soft cotton fabric, used for underwear and infants' wear.

    Category: Textiles

Origin of nainsook:

1780–90; < Hindi nainsukh

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nainsook(noun)

    a soft lightweight muslin used especially for babies


  1. nainsook(Noun)

    A soft, fine muslin, sometimes used to make baby clothes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nainsook(noun)

    a thick sort of jaconet muslin, plain or striped, formerly made in India


  1. Nainsook

    Nainsook is a fine, soft muslin fabric, often used to make babies' clothing. Nainsook Cotton was often used to make Bias Tape in the 50's and 60's.


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