from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Fine cotton cloth made in imitation of linen cambric.
- n. A somewhat coarser cotton cloth, finished with a glaze, much used for linings.
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When the paper was opened, it displayed a whole piece of delicate cambric-muslin; and there was a short note from Mrs Bradshaw to Ruth, saying her husband had wished her to send this muslin in aid of any preparations Mrs Denbigh might have to make.