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ninon

[nē′nȯn]
(textiles)
A sheer crisp fabric in plain weave of silk, nylon, or rayon.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I'd brought to school my customary "emergency flask," from which I actually hadn't had to take a sip in several days; this day, however, I sprinted from the classroom after returning their sardonic bows, retrieved my duffel bag and exited the building through clumps of students migrating to their next class like fullbacks shedding tacklers in the open field (or in Ninon a rugbyer negotiating the pitch's scrum).