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Poplin

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

Mixed woven fabric, consisting of a silk warp and worsted weft, and having a corded surface. The name means ‘papal’ and alludes to Avignon (which until its absorption into France ...

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Poplin

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Textiles and Embroidery. 50 words.

[early mod. Eng. ‘papeline’Fr. popeline]

Mixed woven fabric, consisting of a silk warp and worsted weft, and having a corded surface. The name means ‘papal’ and alludes to...

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Poplin

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

Mixed woven fabric, consisting of a silk warp and worsted weft, and having a corded surface. The name means ‘papal’ and alludes to Avignon (which until its absorption into France ...

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Poplin

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 11 words.

English: at least in part, a variant of Popham.

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poplin

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 142 words.

Alun, Malin, Tallinn • Jacklin • franklin • chaplain, Chaplin • ratline • Carlin, call-in, marlin,

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poplin

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 141 words.

Alun, Malin, Tallinn • Jacklin • franklin • chaplain, Chaplin • ratline • Carlin, marlin, marline,

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poplin

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 40 words.

XVIII. — F. †papeline, dubiously held to be from It. papalina, sb. use of fem. of papalino

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Poplin

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 83 words.

Mixed woven fabric, consisting of a silk warp and worsted weft, and having a corded surface. The name means ‘papal’

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sicilienne <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 22 words.

L19 French (feminine of sicilien Sicilian).

1 L19 A fine poplin of silk and wool.

2 L19 Music A siciliana

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La Touche, William George Digges (1747–1803), East India Company servant and banker

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 564 words.

La Touche, William George Digges (1747–1803), East India Company servant and banker, was born on 28 August 1747, the eldest son of James Digges La Touche (1707–1763), a poplin merchant, and...

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Reynolds, Thomas (1771–1836), informer

Robert Dunlop.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1116 words.

Reynolds, Thomas (1771–1836), informer, was born on 12 March 1771 at 9 West Park Street, Dublin, in which city his father, Andrew Reynolds (1742–1788), had acquired a considerable fortune...

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