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balbriggan

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noun bal·brig·gan \bal-ˈbri-gən\

Definition of balbriggan

  1. :  a knitted cotton fabric used especially for underwear or hosiery



Origin of balbriggan

Balbriggan, town in Ireland


First Known Use: 1885


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