from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Linen cloth usually woven with a slight open pattern of colored threads, like gingham, used originally as a towel for drying fine porcelain, glass, etc., and now employed as a background for embroidery.
- n. A woven fabric made of threads of glass, which are very pliable when extremely thin. The fibers are bunched without twisting, and the stuff is woven of these bunches or groups.
- n. An abrasive cloth made by sifting finely powdered glass on cloth covered with glue.
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