Bengal Stripes

BENGAL STRIPES
All-cotton cloth, matting weave, white and blue stripes, usually bleached yarns, and the cloth soft-finished : 34-in. to 36-in. wide, and made up in 10 or 12 yard ends : 60-ends, 36 picks, 24's white, 4-ends of 20's opal blue per inch, 14's or 16's weft. So called from Bengal, where the cloth was first manufactured. They were first made in Great Britain at Paisley.

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  • Bengal stripes — Bengal Ben*gal , prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster] 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bengal — Ben*gal , prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster] 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from Bengal;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bengal light — Bengal Ben*gal , prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster] 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bengal tiger — Bengal Ben*gal , prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster] 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bengal Stripe Brocades — A cotton fabric woven with plain and twill ground and has stripes about 1 in. wide with small brocade figures thus there is a bar of plain then a bar of figure. Quality varies, but generally low cloths are made, such as 43/120, 72 X 52, 36/26, 40 …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Bengal tiger — Taxobox name = Bengal Tiger status = Endangered image caption = A Bengal Tiger in India s Bandhavgarh reserve. image width = 280px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Carnivora familia = Felidae genus = Panthera species …   Wikipedia

  • Bengal (cat) — Infobox Catbreed name = Bengal imagecaption = Two male Bengals country = United States acfastd = http://www.acfacats.com/bengal standard.htm fifestd = http://www.fifeweb.org/wp/breeds/std/ben std.html ticastd =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bengal — /ben gawl , gahl , beng ; ben geuhl, beng /, n. 1. a former province in NE India, now divided between India and Bangladesh. Cf. East Bengal, West Bengal. 2. Bay of, a part of the Indian Ocean between India and Burma (Myanmar). 3. a raw silk from… …   Universalium

  • Bengal tiger — Tiger Ti ger, n. [OE. tigre, F. tigre, L. tigris, Gr. ti gris; probably of Persian origin; cf. Zend tighra pointed, tighri an arrow, Per. t[=i]r; perhaps akin to E. stick, v. t.; probably so named from its quickness.] 1. A very large and powerful …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blue light — Bengal Ben*gal , prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster] 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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