from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fine lightweight fabric woven with white threads across a colored warp.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A soft fabric woven with a white weft and coloured warp.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A gingham woven in plain colors with linen finish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of gingham in plain colors with linen finish, used for women's gowns.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a lightweight fabric woven with white threads across a colored warp
Ask about the provenance of a chambray shirt or a pair of house-label jeans, and you're liable to wind up getting a mini-lesson on American fashion history disguised as a funny story about the road trip they took to the factory.
Black Chambray and Vintage Leaf Two Tone: a classic black chambray front's offset by a back made from a loose-leaf pattern "clearly inspired by Japanese paintings" on '50s-era rayon shantung, not to be confused with rayon Wang Chung, as that only comes in Dance Hall grays.
“Why are you here?” she asked, eyeing him curiously, taking in his dirty jeans, his sleeveless chambray shirt.
You know, low slung jeans, chambray shirt hanging loose and unbuttoned.
Match the critter with a weather-worn leather belt, beat-up Carhartt workmen pants and a chambray shirt.
Anna opened the show with a chambray cape that had a demure military sensibility.
She often wears her chambray shirt tucked in or tied at the waist.
Flouting the traditional fashion warning against wearing denim on both top and bottom, the designer likes to pair bright jeans with classic collared shirts in chambray, a lightweight, often pale-blue fabric that is similar to denim.
When she turned, Ridge appeared in the doorway, dressed in snug-fitting jeans and a chambray shirt with a brown, work-stained cowboy hat shading his face.
His solution was to make his own flight jackets, chambray work shirts, loop-wheeled cotton sweatshirts and selvage blue jeans.
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