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Meaning of DIMITY

Pronunciation:  'dimitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedcovers and curtains
 

DIMITY is a 6 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dim"i*ty\, n. [Prob. fr. Gr. ? of double thread, dimity;
di- = di`s- twice + ? a thread of the warp; prob. through D.
diemet, of F. dimite, d['e]mitte. Cf. {Samite}.]
A cotton fabric employed for hangings and furniture
coverings, and formerly used for women's under-garments. It
is of many patterns, both plain and twilled, and occasionally
is printed in colors.

 

 

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