balbriggan

noun
bal·​brig·​gan | \ bal-ˈbri-gən How to pronounce balbriggan (audio) \

Definition of balbriggan

: a knitted cotton fabric used especially for underwear or hosiery

First Known Use of balbriggan

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for balbriggan

Balbriggan, town in Ireland

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Cite this Entry

“Balbriggan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balbriggan. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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