Definition of shirting in English:


Syllabification: shirt·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈSHərtiNG


  • A material for making shirts, especially a fine cotton in plain colors or incorporating a traditional woven stripe.
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    • The small size also allows us to observe textural differences, such as the distinction between wool gabardine and cotton shirting, without the substances becoming unduly associative.
    • The company also released a new cotton/linen shirting blend.
    • Striped seersucker and oxford-cloth shirting lend a tailored look to a window, making it suitable for a room where froufrou just won't do.

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