gros de Londres

gros de Londres

[groh duh lawn-druh, lawnd; French groh duh lawn-druh]
noun
a cross-ribbed, silk dress fabric with ribs alternating in color or between coarse and fine yarn.

Origin:
< French: literally, London gross; cf. grosgrain

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gros de Londres (ɡro də lɔ̃drə)
 
n
a lightweight shiny ribbed silk fabric, the ribs alternating between wide and narrow between different colours or between different textures of yarn
 
[literally: heavy (fabric) from London]

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