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gingham

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noun ging·ham \ˈgiŋ-əm\

Simple Definition of gingham

  • : a cotton cloth that often is marked with a pattern of colored squares

Full Definition of gingham

  1. :  a clothing fabric usually of yarn-dyed cotton in plain weave

Examples of gingham

  1. a red and white gingham tablecloth



Origin of gingham

modification of Malay genggang striped cloth


First Known Use: 1615

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GINGHAM Defined for Kids

gingham

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noun ging·ham \ˈgiŋ-əm\

Definition of gingham

  1. :  a cotton cloth that is often plaid or checked




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