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dimity

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

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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