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poplin in Material & textiles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpoplinpop‧lin /ˈpɒplɪn $ ˈpɑːp-/ noun [uncountable]  TIMa strong shiny cotton cloth
Examples from the Corpus
poplinWhen I touched the black poplin fabric, it was damp.A man in a blue poplin raincoat was standing outside the Delicatessen waving a bundle of show-biz newspapers.He wore a blue poplin suit, a white shirt and a red and blue striped tie.Alexander Fabrics kindly supplied us with a combination of cotton gingham, poplin, crepe de Chine, taffeta and silk dupion.