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cambric


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cambric  \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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cambric 
  n  :  a  finely  woven  white  linen 




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