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Meaning of CAMBRIC

Pronunciation:  'keymbrik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a finely woven white linen
 

CAMBRIC is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cam"bric\, n. [OE. camerike, fr. Cambrai (Flemish
Kamerik), a city of France (formerly of Flanders), where it
was first made.]
1. A fine, thin, and white fabric made of flax or linen.

         He hath ribbons of all the colors i' the rainbow; .
         . . inkles, caddises, cambrics, lawns. --Shak.

2. A fabric made, in imitation of linen cambric, of fine,
   hardspun cotton, often with figures of various colors; --
   also called {cotton cambric}, and {cambric muslin}.

 

 

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