a plain-woven cotton cloth printed with a figured pattern, usually on one side.
British. plain white cotton cloth.
an animal having a spotted or particolored coat.
Obsolete. a figured cotton cloth from India.
made of calico.
resembling printed calico; spotted or mottled.
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noun (pl) -coes, -cos
a white or unbleached cotton fabric with no printed design
(mainly US) a coarse printed cotton fabric
(modifier) made of calico
the black crappie. See under crappie. Historical Examples Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others James Alexander Henshall Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others James Alexander Henshall Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others James Alexander Henshall Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others James Alexander Henshall
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