cambric


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cambric

a fine white linen or cotton fabric

cambric

[′kam‚brik]
(textiles)
Tightly woven cotton with one side calendered to resemble linen.
Linen with a sheen.
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The range includes pret cambric kurtas and silk tunics in a variety of designs and colours.
1 PLC7 and Cambric Finance Number One PLC; Leeds Building Society in early 2015, with Guildford No.
2 Fabric ParticularsThe plain cambric cotton ready-for-dyeing fabricof thefollowing constructional parameters was used.
50, pine cone tree, PS30, Cambric & Cream angel, PS10, pre-lit white house, PS25, pre-lit glitter reindeer, PS20, white faceted cone LED lights, winter wonderland vertical heart and star garland, PS12.
26 April 2013 - Indian engineering services provider Tata Technologies Limited said today that it had agreed to buy US sector firm Cambric Corporation in a move to expand its global presence.
Through the deal, Cambric will gain access to the Asia Pacific region and thus be able to connect its clientsa[euro](tm) global operations with its own engineering footprint, the US firm commented.
Samples were treated at the US Department of Agriculture facility in Gainesville, FL, individually bagged in laminated cambric sample bags (Hubco, Hutchinson, KS), wrapped in duck 5 inch W stretch wrap, film extensible (Lowe's Home Improvement), and shipped to NAMRU-3.
dealing in 100% Cotton Poplin, Cambric, Voiles, Yarn Dyed Shirting & Suiting, Solids, Bottom-weights, Products of Cotton Linen, 100% Linen, 100% Milange & Lycra and wide range of Bed Linen and Home Furnishing Products with Special Weaves and Finishes and100% Cotton Yarn & Indigo Denim Fabrics;
Clare; the slave is "a highly-dressed young mulatto man, evidently a very distingue personage, attired in the ultra extreme of the mode, and gracefully waving a scented cambric handkerchief" (Stowe 1998, 170).
The older women, who take no pleasure in all this lively stir, retire to their rooms, alone or in company, to take up some fancy work, to embroider their veils, shirts, or drawers with gold thread, or cambric shirts for their husbands and sons with red and white silk--an art which requires considerable skill.
33) Olanda was a variety of delicate cambric first made in Holland, which later became the generic name for linen cloth, ranging from fine quality for shirts and medium weight for linings, to a coarser quality for bed linen and sheets.
Frye begins her section on Elizabeth Tudor by reminding us of the important role gifts of textiles played in legitimizing her dynastic heritage: her first recorded gift was a cambric shirt that she sewed for her brother Edward, which "materialized Elizabeth's position as sister to her father's male heir" (31).