What does the word nankeen mean?

Usage examples for nankeen

  1. He was a tall, spare man, dressed in nankeen jacket and trousers, with a large- brimmed straw hat upon his head. – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  2. His trousers were nankeen; the stockings had fallen down over the ankles. – A Wanderer in Paris by E. V. Lucas
  3. Salmon flesh, centre nankeen yellow. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley