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batiste

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ba=tiste

CIDE DICTIONARY

batisten. [F. batiste, from the name of the alleged first maker, Baptiste of Cambrai. Littré.].
     Originally, cambric or lawn of fine linen; now applied also to cloth of similar texture made of cotton.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

batiste, n. & adj.
--n. a fine linen or cotton cloth.
--adj. made of batiste.

Etymology
F (earlier batiche), perh. rel. to battre BATTER(1)

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