chambray

[sham-brey]
noun
a fine cloth of cotton, silk, or linen, commonly of plain weave with a colored warp and white weft.

Origin:
1805–15, Americanism; variant of cambric

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chambray (ˈʃæmbreɪ)
 
n
a smooth light fabric of cotton, linen, etc, with white weft and a coloured warp
 
[C19: after Cambrai; see cambric]

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chambray
1814, Amer.Eng., alt. of Cambrai, city in France where the cloth was originally made.
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Example sentences
The dresses were sold in either, red and yellow or chambray.
Blue chambray shirts and gray or white sweatshirts with blue jeans are not allowed to be worn by visitors.
It is made of blue chambray and trim med with a bias band of darker blue.
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