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dimity

noun dim·i·ty \ˈdi-mə-tē\
plural dim·i·ties

Definition of DIMITY

:  a sheer usually corded cotton fabric of plain weave in checks or stripes
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Origin of DIMITY

alteration of Middle English demyt, from Medieval Latin dimitum, from Middle Greek dimitos of double thread, from Greek di- + mitos warp thread
First Known Use: 1570

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