Gambroon Gam*broon", n. A kind of twilled linen cloth for lining. --Simmonds. [1913 Webster]

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  • gambroon — /gam broonˈ/ noun A twilled cloth of worsted and cotton, or linen ORIGIN: Prob Gambrun (now Bandar Abbas) in Iran …   Useful english dictionary

  • gambroon — twilled worsted and cloth Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Fabric and Cloth — This is a rather odd category, listing 269 names of kinds of fabric and cloth. There is an enormous variety in fabrics, with many different national, historical and regional varieties. It is interesting to note, however, that almost all of the… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • gom|broon — «gom BROON», noun. a variety of Persian pottery or an imitation of it. ╂[apparently < Gambroon, older name of a town on the Persian gulf] …   Useful english dictionary

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