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  • n. Plural form of chambray.

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Examples

  • Iron colored clothes -- lawns, dimities, percales, chambrays, etc. -- on the wrong side, with an iron not too hot, otherwise the color is apt to be injured.

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  • This is especially true of indigo-blue floor covering, since so few things are absolutely perfect as an adjunct to the blue chambrays, striped awning-cloths, denims, and India prints so constantly and effectively used in draperies.

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  • Add a dip dyed neon colored scarf to your spring wardrobe and pair it with crisp, clean whites and chambrays.

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  • Monarch Cleaners, on 111th Street, advertised stainless-steel washers, and Gordons Women's Apparel boasted of summer dresses in "silk, Bemberg sheers, linens, chambrays, pique, shantungs and more."

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  • This is testified by the statement of a prominent official, Alfonso Nunez de Castro in 1675: "Let London manufacture those fine fabrics of hers to her heart's content; let Holland her chambrays; Florence her cloth; the Indies their beaver and vicuna; Milan her brocade, Italy and Flanders their linens … so long as our capital can enjoy them; the only thing it proves is that all nations train their journeymen for Madrid, and that Madrid is the queen of Parliaments, for all the world serves her and she serves nobody."

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  • This is testified by the statement of a prominent official, Alfonso Nunez de Castro in 1675: "Let London manufacture those fine fabrics of hers to her heart's content; let Holland her chambrays; Florence her cloth; the Indies their beaver and vicuna; Milan her brocade, Italy and Flanders their linens ... so long as our capital can enjoy them; the only thing it proves is that all nations train their journeymen for Madrid, and that Madrid is the queen of Parliaments, for all the world serves her and she serves nobody."

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  • "frou-frou" of wash-dresses, of course; two _sweet_ white lawns, one trimmed with valenciennes (I _hate_ valenciennes, you know, but Mamma _will_ make me have it, because she thinks it is _jeune fille_!), and one with the new Russian lace; and a pink sateen, and two or three light chambrays.

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