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A lightweight plain-woven fabric woven with white threads across a colored warp.

[Alteration of French cambrai, cambric, after Cambrai, a city of northern France.]


(Textiles) a smooth light fabric of cotton, linen, etc, with white weft and a coloured warp
[C19: after Cambrai; see cambric]


(ˈʃæm breɪ)

a fine cloth of cotton, silk, or linen, commonly of plain weave with a colored warp and white weft.
[1805–15, Amer.; variant of cambric]


Light fabric woven with white thread on a colored warp.
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Noun1.chambray - a lightweight fabric woven with white threads across a colored warp
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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