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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A knitted, unbleached cotton fabric for underwear.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An unbleached, knitted, cotton fabric mostly used for underwear.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cotton knit fabric used for underwear

Etymologies

After Balbriggan, a seaport of eastern Ireland.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Balbriggan, a place in Ireland. (Wiktionary)

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