cambric

noun
cam·​bric | \ ˈkām-brik How to pronounce cambric (audio) \

Definition of cambric

1 : a fine thin white linen fabric
2 : a cotton fabric that resembles cambric

First Known Use of cambric

1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cambric

Dutch Kamerijk Cambrai, France

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The first known use of cambric was in 1530

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“Cambric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cambric. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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cambric

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cambric

: a light, thin, white linen or cotton cloth

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