Definition of Percales

1. percale [n] - See also: percale



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Percales

peraxillary
perazine
perbenzoic acid
perborate
perborates
perboric acid
perbromate
perbromates
perbromic
perbromic acid
perbromide
perc
perc.
perca
percale
percales (current term)
percaline
percalines
percarbide
percarbides
percarbonate
percarbonates
percarburet
percarbureted
percarburets
percase
perce
perceant
perced
perceiue

Literary usage of Percales

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commercial Nomenclature by John K. Chandler, John C. Redman, Virginia H. Wood, Caroline S. Larner (1897)
"percales. Percaline. Perchloride of Iron. Perforator. Perfume. Perfume Burners. Perfume Oils. Perfume Stands. Perfumery. Perfumery Baskets. ..."

2. The Cruise of the Midge by Michael Scott (1835)
"After a hearty laugh we relieved him, and being now joined by percales, ... and percales, Long- tram and Tom Cringle. Among other exploits, we broke into a ..."

3. The Clothier and Furnisher (1894)
"Negligee in Madras, Zephyrs, percales, etc., and many novelties not mentioned for lack of space. The make-up and fit are on the top notch. ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"After a hearty laugh we relieved him ; and being now joined by percales, who came up in his gig, ..."

5. Memoirs of the Emperor Napoleon: From Ajaccio to Waterloo, as Soldier by Laure Junot Abrant├Ęs (1901)
"Bonaparte expressed a decided dislike to the percales and muslins,* which were then much worn by ladies in France. But he was always pleased whenever he saw ..."

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