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flannelette

a cotton imitation of flannel
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

flannelette

[¦flan·əl¦et]
(textiles)
Plain cotton weave finished with a nap on one side. Also known as kimono flannel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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She wraps herself once more with the flannelette sheet before spreading the quilt on top of her and ducks her head under the covers before checking the photograph of her family one last time on her iPhone.
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Author Margaret Thomson Davis recalling a conversation she heard on a bus in the 1960s, between two women who'd recently replaced their flannelette nightdresses.?
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She said: "As a child, I loved getting into bed on Monday nights when we had clean flannelette sheets.
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The ticks were collected from the vegetation at natural sites surveyed in Castilla-La Mancha by blanket dragging with a cotton flannelette during fall 2009 and springsummer 2010 (Figure, panel A) and classified (5).
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From 37 * * * They find me down by the river in my flannelette nightie.