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- n. A kind of linen cloth made in Egypt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of linen cloth made in Egypt, and so named from its resemblance to cambric.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name given to batiste and cambric of fine quality.
Related to cambric, which it resembles. (Wiktionary)