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cambric

[keym-brik] /ˈkeɪm brɪk/
noun
1.
a thin, plain cotton or linen fabric of fine close weave, usually white.
Origin of cambric
1520-1530
1520-30; earlier cameryk, after Kameryk, Dutch name of Cambrai
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British Dictionary definitions for cambric

cambric

/ˈkeɪmbrɪk/
noun
1.
a fine white linen or cotton fabric
Word Origin
C16: from Flemish KamerijkCambrai
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Word Origin and History for cambric
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late 14c., from Kamerijk, Flemish form of Cambrai, city in northern France where the cloth was originally made, from Latin Camaracum.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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