The obscure word of the week is nainsook

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThis week’s really obscure English word is nainsook.

It is an eighteenth century word referring to soft cotton fabric, originally from India. Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word.

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3 thoughts on “The obscure word of the week is nainsook

  1. “I’m so happy to have undergarments made of proper nainsook,” noted Raj. “That woolen stuff was giving me fits!”

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