gingham

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English[edit]

a gingham tea towel/dishcloth

Etymology[edit]

From Malay genggang (ajar; apart), or a corruption of French Guingamp, the name of a town in Brittany, France where this cloth may have been made. See Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg gingham on WikipediaWikipedia for more.

Noun[edit]

gingham (countable and uncountable, plural ginghams)

  1. A cotton fabric made from dyed and white yarn woven in checks

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