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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A finely woven white linen.

Usage examples (33)
  • She wears a gown of rich silk, opening in front to display a chemisette of the most delicate cambric, which is scarcely less delicate than her skin.
  • And, to wash it all down, he had a little blue cup of tea, "cambric" of course, quite as his mother would have wished.
  • And was in cambric very neatly drest;
  • She concludes, and buries her face in her cambric. for more
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