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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: chints, plural of chint 'chintz' (1600-1700), from Hindi

chintz

noun
     
Related topics: Material, Textiles
chintz [uncountable]
TIM smooth cotton cloth that is printed with a flowery pattern and is used for making curtains, furniture covers etc:
pink chintz curtains

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