gros de Londres

gros de Londres

(ɡro də lɔ̃drə)
n
(Textiles) a lightweight shiny ribbed silk fabric, the ribs alternating between wide and narrow between different colours or between different textures of yarn
[literally: heavy (fabric) from London]
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