Agra gauze


Definition of Agra gauze

: a silk gauze with stiff finish used for trimming

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First Known Use of Agra gauze

circa 1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Agra gauze

from Agra, India, where it was made

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“Agra gauze.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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