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grosgrain definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a silk or silklike fabric with crosswise ribs

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French gros grain coarse texture Date: 1868 a strong close-woven corded fabric usually of silk or rayon and often with cotton filler compare grogram

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a corded fabric of silk etc. Etymology: F, = coarse grain (as GROSS, GRAIN)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Grosgrain Gros"grain`, a. [F. Cf. Grogram.] Of a coarse texture; -- applied to silk with a heavy thread running crosswise.



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