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gingham

Textiles
a. a cotton fabric, usually woven of two coloured yarns in a checked or striped design
b. (as modifier): a gingham dress
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gingham

[′giŋ·əm]
(textiles)
Plain-weave cotton, or cotton-polyester blends, in checked or striped patterns or plain colors.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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