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dimity

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noun dim·i·ty \ˈdi-mə-tē\

Definition of dimity

plural

dimities

  1. :  a sheer usually corded cotton fabric of plain weave in checks or stripes



Origin and Etymology 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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