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synonyms for calico

  • cotton
  • goods
  • material
  • stuff
  • bolt
  • synthetics
  • textiles
  • tissue
  • twill
  • weave
  • dry goods
  • yard goods
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How to use calico in a sentence

The scarlet calico canopy was again set up over the bed, and the woven cradle, on its red manzanita frame, stood near.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
She was so handy with a needle, and allus ready to cut out calico dingusses that the peon gals could sew up.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
As she turned the corner, a lame child in a calico dress and torn hood staggered past her bent with the weight of a heavy basket.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Eloise said, drawing her well foot under the spotted calico, and wishing the young men would go.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
It will add ever so much to our fun—everybody I know simply loves and envies me my darling 'calico' pony!
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
She found she should make eighty cents,—almost enough to buy a new calico dress.
THE NURSERY, AUGUST 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 2VARIOUS
When he last saw her she was arrayed in Mrs. Biggs's spotted calico, and he was quick to note the change.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Her mass of wonderful hair was partly confined by a calico cap, and on her feet were my gift moccasins.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
A fellow would procure a bolt of calico, carry it carefully for a day or two, then cast it aside and get another.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
So we shortened up one of the calico gowns, and I turned up my trouser-legs to my knees and got into it.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CALICO

  • bolt
  • calico
  • cotton
  • dry goods
  • goods
  • material
  • stuff
  • synthetics
  • textiles
  • tissue
  • twill
  • weave
  • yard goods
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.