balbriggan

noun
bal·brig·gan | \ bal-ˈbri-gən \

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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