galatea


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Galatea \Gal`a*te"a\, n. [After Galatea, a British man-of-war,
   the material being used for children's sailor suits.]
   A kind of striped cotton fabric, usually of superior quality
   and striped with blue or red on white.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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