noun Etymology: Middle English lokerham, from Locronan, town in Brittany Date: 14th century a coarse plain-woven linen formerly used in England

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  • Lockram — Lock ram, n. [F. locrenan, locronan; from Locronan, in Brittany, where it is said to have been made.] A kind of linen cloth anciently used in England, originally imported from Brittany. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lockram — /lok reuhm/, n. Obs. a rough textured linen cloth. [1250 1300; ME lokeram, lokerham, after Locronan, village in Brittany where the cloth was made; perh. conformed to BUCKRAM] * * * …   Universalium

  • lockram — noun a type of rough fabric from Brittany …   Wiktionary

  • lockram — coarse linen Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lockram — lock·ram …   English syllables

  • lockram — lock•ram [[t]ˈlɒk rəm[/t]] n. tex a rough textured linen cloth used in former times in France and England • Etymology: 1250–1300; ME lokeram, lokerham, after Locronan, village in Brittany …   From formal English to slang

  • lockram — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lochran — Recorded as O Loughran, O Loughrane, Loughran, Loughrane, Laugheran, Lochran, Lockrane, Lockron, Lockram and possibly others, this is almost certainly an Irish surname, although one which may have some Scottish antecedents. It is most associated… …   Surnames reference

  • Stratfield Mortimer — Coordinates: 51°22′24″N 1°02′12″W / 51.373421°N 1.036663°W / 51.373421; 1.036663 …   Wikipedia

  • Mortimer Common — Coordinates: 51°22′37″N 1°03′47″W / 51.377°N 1.063°W / 51.377; 1.063 …   Wikipedia

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