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noun as in cloth

noun as in dry goods

noun as in piece goods

noun as in soft goods

noun as in yard goods

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Example Sentences

A placard explains how Mexican artists have embraced indigenous culture, including such textiles, over the years.

West told the paper he was in Italy to look at textiles and designs for the fashion label for which Kardashian is his muse.

I wonder if textiles have an easier time crossing cultures than pictures and sculptures do.

Her giant hangings and textiles are fabulous things, but I'm particularly fond of her "Minimes", such as the two shown here.

As it has come down to us “on the borders of pottery and textiles, the meander resembles a maze or labyrinth.”

The cities of Danville, Fieldale and Roanoke are especially noted for their textiles.

A volatile oil, used to keep away insects from textiles, is obtained from the leaves.

All kinds of textiles are produced, but there are only two cotton-spinning mills and 62 weaving factories.

Beginning with duties on ale, beer and spirits, it was soon extended to meat, salt and various textiles.

The nearest approach to the Opus Alexandrinum in textiles has been in Patchwork, of which a more artistic use may yet be made.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to textiles, such as: cotton, goods, material, stuff, bolt, and calico.

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