Australian Crepe

A dress fabric for export, made with a cotton warp and worsted weft. During finishing the shrinkage gives a crimpy effect.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • crepe — /kreɪp / (say krayp) noun 1. a thin, light fabric of silk, cotton, or other fibre, with a finely crinkled or ridged surface. 2. Also, crepe paper. thin paper wrinkled to resemble crepe. 3. a thin pancake. 4. a black (or white) silk fabric, used… …   Australian English dictionary

  • crepe de Chine — /kreɪp də ˈʃin/ (say krayp duh sheen) noun a light, soft silk or rayon fabric with minute surface irregularities. Also, crepe de chine. {French: China crepe} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Australian rules football culture — is a descriptive term for the cultural aspects surrounding the game of Australian rules football, particular as it applies to Australia and areas where it is most popular. This article explores aspects and issues surrounding the game itself, as… …   Wikipedia

  • crepe hair — /kreɪp ˈhɛə/ (say krayp hair) noun false hair, usually plaited, used in theatrical make up for beards, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • crepe myrtle — /kreɪp ˈmɜtl/ (say krayp mertl) noun any cultivated shrub of the genus Lagerstroemia, especially L. indica from China, the many horticultural selections of which give clusters of blooms in a variety of shades, especially pink …   Australian English dictionary

  • crepe rubber — /kreɪp ˈrʌbə/ (say krayp rubuh) noun a type of crude rubber, pressed into corrugated sheets, used especially for making shoe soles …   Australian English dictionary

  • crepe suzette — /kreɪp suˈzɛt/ (say krayp sooh zet) noun a thin dessert pancake, usually rolled and served with hot orange or tangerine sauce, often flavoured with curaçao or other liqueurs …   Australian English dictionary

  • Canton crepe — /kæntɒn ˈkreɪp/ (say kanton krayp) noun a thin, light silk or rayon crepe with a finely wrinkled surface, heavier in texture than crepe de chine. {named after Canton} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Banner (Australian rules football) — The banner, in the context of Australian football, is a large crêpe paper construction made weekly by each team s cheer squad. When hoisted before each game, it reveals an encouraging message to the team; then, as the players take to the field,… …   Wikipedia

  • Flogger — (Australian Rules) short stick with a bunch of crepe paper streamers (in team colours) attached, waved to approve a score, or to distract a member of the opposing team …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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