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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A cotton knit fabric used for underwear..

Usage examples (8)
  • No, there you are, as sensible as ever you were, with a pair of good balbriggan stockings on and sensible shoes
  • Six changes of underwear -- merino or wool -- and a dozen balbriggan or woolen hose will be sufficient.
  • The most popular lunchtime dish, Mr. Boyle says, is the balbriggan salmon, served atop sweet potatoes and spinach in a sweet malt vinegar sauce.
  • There were men in complete Moro costume, handsome and picturesque; others ruining their appearance by the addition of a hideous balbriggan undershirt, sandwiched between... for more
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