or ratine noun Etymology: French ratiné Date: circa 1914 1. a rough bulky fabric usually woven loosely in plain weave from ratiné yarns 2. a nubby ply yarn of various fibers made by twisting under tension a thick and a thin yarn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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