a plain-weave or twill-weave cotton fabric with a long, fleecy nap usually on one side only, used for sportswear, undergarments, backings and linings, etc.
Historical Examples

Public School Domestic Science Mrs. J. Hoodless
Punchinello Vol. 1, No. 21, August 20, 1870 Various
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley
The Expert Maid-Servant Cristine Terhune Herrick

another name for cotton flannel


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