Grogram Grog"ram, Grogran Grog"ran, n. [OF. gros-grain, lit., gros-grain, of a coarse texture. See {Gross}, and {Grain} a kernel, and cf. {Grog}.] A coarse stuff made of silk and mohair, or of coarse silk. [1913 Webster]

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  • grogram — 1560s, from M.Fr. gros grain coarse grain or texture; see GROSS (Cf. gross) + GRAIN (Cf. grain) …   Etymology dictionary

  • grogram — [gräg′rəm] n. [earlier grograin < OFr gros grain: see GROSS & GRAIN] 1. a coarse fabric in former use, made of silk, worsted, and mohair, often stiffened with gum 2. an article of clothing made of this …   English World dictionary

  • Grogram — Tarlatan, auch Grogram (von frz. gros grain „von grober Beschaffenheit“) ist ein altertümlicher grober Stoff aus Seide mit Mohair oder Wolle, der manchmal mit Latex versteift wird. Der Stoff ist dünn und durchsichtig, aber fest, sehr saugfähig… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • grogram — noun Etymology: Middle French gros grain coarse texture Date: 1562 a coarse loosely woven fabric of silk, silk and mohair, or silk and wool compare grosgrain …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grogram — /grog reuhm/, n. a coarse fabric of silk, of silk and mohair or wool, or of wool, formerly in use. [1555 65; < MF gros grain. See GROSGRAIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • grogram — noun A strong fabric; a mixture of silk and wool or mohair …   Wiktionary

  • grogram — coarse loosely woven silk fabric Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • grogram — [ grɒgrəm] noun a coarse fabric made of silk, often combined with mohair or wool and stiffened with gum. Origin C16: from Fr. gros grain coarse grain (see also grosgrain) …   English new terms dictionary

  • grogram — grog·ram …   English syllables

  • grogram — grog•ram [[t]ˈgrɒg rəm[/t]] n. tex a coarse fabric of silk, of silk and mohair or wool, or of wool • Etymology: 1555–65; < MF gros grain. See grosgrain …   From formal English to slang

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