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Chintz

means spotted. The cotton goods originally manufactured in the East. (Persian, chinz, spotted, stained; Hindu, chint, plur chints; Sanserit, chitra, variegated.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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