Definition of moreen in English:
A strong, ribbed cotton or wool fabric, used chiefly for curtains and upholstery.
- The couple covered the seats with mid-eighteenth-century English wool moreen.
- The mahogany easy chair and settee covered with blue moreen may have been standard forms with fixed upholstery and the chintz cover was probably for that settee.
- Morine is a variation of moreen, a British heavy fabric with horizontal filling and a moire finish, woven either in worsted or cotton.
Mid 17th century: perhaps a fanciful formation from moire.
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