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 for textile
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Textile \Tex"tile\, n.
     That which is, or may be, woven; a fabric made by weaving.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Textile \Tex"tile\, a. [L. textilis, fr. texere to weave: cf. F.
     textile. See Text.]
     Pertaining to weaving or to woven fabrics; as, textile arts;
     woven, capable of being woven; formed by weaving; as, textile
     [1913 Webster]
     Textile cone (Zool.), a beautiful cone shell ({Conus
        textilis) in which the colors are arranged so that they
        resemble certain kinds of cloth.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of or relating to fabrics or fabric making; "textile
      n 1: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or
           crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the
           curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth
           originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured
           off enough material for a dress" [syn: fabric, cloth,
           material, textile]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  53 Moby Thesaurus words for "textile":
     braided, cloth, drapery, dry goods, enlaced, entwined, etoffe,
     fabric, felt, fretted, goods, handwoven, interknit, interlaced,
     interthreaded, intertied, intertissued, intertwined, interwoven,
     knit, lace, laced, leather goods, leatherware, linens, loomed,
     material, napery, plaited, platted, pleached, raddled, rag, silk,
     soft goods, sporting goods, sportswear, stuff, textile fabric,
     textiles, texture, tissu, tissue, twined, weave, web, weft,
     white goods, woof, wool, woven, wreathed, yard goods

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