Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a lightweight fabric woven with white threads across a colored warp

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Alternate forms of Chambray

Hypernyms: cloth, fabric, material, textile

Origin of the word Chambray

  1. 1814, Amer.Eng., alt. of Cambrai, city in France where the cloth was originally made. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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