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A yarn-dyed cotton or cotton blend fabric usually woven in checks, plaids, or stripes.
[Dutch ginggang, from Malay genggang, ginggang, apart, separated by a space, striped (as in kain genggang, striped cloth, gingham).]
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a. a cotton fabric, usually woven of two coloured yarns in a checked or striped design
b. (as modifier): a gingham dress.
[C17: from French guingan, from Malay ginggang striped cloth]
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yarn-dyed, plain-weave cotton fabric, usu. striped or checked.
[1605–15; < Dutch gingang < Malay gəŋgaŋ, giŋgaŋ with space between, hence, striped]
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gingham[ˈgɪŋəm] N (= material) → guingán m
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gingham[ˈgɪŋəm] n → vichy m
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n → Gingan m, → Gingham m
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