Words Like CALICO
We have put together a list of words that are similar to CALICO.
19 Alternative Words Similar to calico
6 examples of calico
super calicoes, shirting calicoes, unbleached calicoes, etc.
a calico cat
the painted desert
a particolored dress
a piebald horse
10 definitions of calico
Plain white cloth made from cotton, but which receives distinctive names according to quality and use
Cotton cloth printed with a figured pattern.
Made of, or having the appearance of, calico; -- often applied to an animal, as a horse or cat, on whose body are large patches of a color strikingly different from its main color.
coarse cloth with a bright print
made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned
having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
A coarse, brightly printed cloth.
Chiefly British A plain white cotton cloth, heavier than muslin.
An animal, such as a cat, having a coat that is mottled in tones of white with red and black.
Properly, any white cotton cloth: as, unbleached calico, shirting-calico, etc. Calico was first manufactured in India, whence it was introduced into Europe.