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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Material & textiles
cambriccam‧bric /ˈkeɪmbrɪk/ noun [uncountable]  TIMthin white cloth made of linen or cotton
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cambricNot long up, her cambric dressing-gown was held tightly about her throat as the chill seeped through the air.Occasionally both underside of lid and inside of case were lined with plain cambric.Neither could she approve his striped pyjamas, coarse and unpleasing in contrast to Maman's ribboned cambric nightdress.She stands upright in her long white cotton nightgown from Laura Ashley, scratches her bottom through the cambric, and yawns.
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