cambric


cambric

noun

  1. a thin, plain cotton or linen fabric of fine close weave, usually white.

noun

  1. a fine white linen or cotton fabric
n.

late 14c., from Kamerijk, Flemish form of Cambrai, city in northern France where the cloth was originally made, from Latin Camaracum. The modern form of the English word has elements from both versions of the name.

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