gingham

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noun ging·ham \ˈgiŋ-əm\

Definition of gingham

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

Examples of gingham in a sentence

  1. a red and white gingham tablecloth

Origin and Etymology of gingham

modification of Malay genggang striped cloth


First Known Use: 1615

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GINGHAM Defined for English Language Learners

gingham

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noun ging·ham \ˈgiŋ-əm\

Definition of gingham for English Language Learners

  • : a cotton cloth that often has a pattern of colored squares


GINGHAM Defined for Kids

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noun ging·ham \ˈgiŋ-əm\

Definition of gingham for Students

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


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