- a fabric with a slub filling, made from the silk of wild silkworms
- a similar fabric of rayon, acetate, cotton, etc.
See Shantung in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A heavy fabric with a rough nubby surface, made of spun wild silk.
- A rayon or cotton fabric that is imitative of this silk fabric.
Origin: After Shantung (Shandong), China
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