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noun as in cloth

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Of more than 40 cat cafes in Tokyo alone, the most popular are Calico and Cat Café Nekorobi.

Sometimes a neighborhood cat, a calico, wanders by and peers in.

The scarlet calico canopy was again set up over the bed, and the woven cradle, on its red manzanita frame, stood near.

She was so handy with a needle, and allus ready to cut out calico dingusses that the peon gals could sew up.

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.

Eloise said, drawing her well foot under the spotted calico, and wishing the young men would go.

It will add ever so much to our fun—everybody I know simply loves and envies me my darling 'calico' pony!


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to calico, such as: cotton, goods, material, stuff, bolt, and synthetics.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.