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balbriggan

[bal-brig-uh n] /bælˈbrɪg ən/
noun
1.
a plain-knit cotton fabric, used especially in hosiery and underwear.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; after Balbriggan, town in Ireland, where first made
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British Dictionary definitions for balbriggan

balbriggan

/bælˈbrɪɡən/
noun
1.
a knitted unbleached cotton fabric
2.
(often pl) underwear made of this
Word Origin
C19: from Balbriggan, Ireland, where it was originally made
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