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Dimity

Dimity Meaning & Definition
Dimity Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dimity?

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

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See Also | cloth | fabric | material | textile

Dimity In Webster's Dictionary

\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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