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 for Cambric
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  cambric \cam"bric\ (k[a^]m"br[i^]k), n. [OE. camerike, fr.
     Cambrai (Flemish Kamerik), a city of France (formerly of
     Flanders), where it was first made.]
     1. A fine, thin, and white fabric made of flax or linen.
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              He hath ribbons of all the colors i' the rainbow; .
              . . inkles, caddises, cambrics, lawns. --Shak.
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     2. A fabric made, in imitation of linen cambric, of fine,
        hardspun cotton, often with figures of various colors; --
        also called cotton cambric, and cambric muslin.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cambric
      n 1: a finely woven white linen

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