balbriggan
noun Etymology: Balbriggan, town in Ireland Date: 1885 a knitted cotton fabric used especially for underwear or hosiery

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  • Balbriggan — People before Leaders Le peuple avant les dirigeants Administration Nom irlandais Baile Brigín Pays Irlande …   Wikipédia en Français

  • balbriggan — [bal brig′ən] n. [after Balbriggan, town in Ireland] a knitted cotton material used for hosiery, underwear, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Balbriggan — Balbriggan, Marktflecken in der irischen Provinz Leinster, Grafschaft Dublin; Hafen, Fischerei, Baumwollenfabrikation; 3200 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • Balbriggan — (spr. bällbrigg n), Seebad in der irischen Grafsch. Dublin, (1891) 2272 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Balbriggan — Infobox Irish Place name = Balbriggan gaeilge = Baile Brigín crest motto = People before Leaders map pin coords = left: 68px; top: 16px north coord = 53.6127 west coord = 6.1819 irish grid = O200641 area = elevation = sea level province =… …   Wikipedia

  • Balbriggan — Original name in latin Balbriggan Name in other language Baile Brigin, Baile Brign, Balbriggan State code IE Continent/City Europe/Dublin longitude 53.61278 latitude 6.18194 altitude 9999 Population 11293 Date 2012 01 18 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • balbriggan — /bal brig euhn/, n. a plain knit cotton fabric, used esp. in hosiery and underwear. [1855 60; after Balbriggan, town in Ireland, where first made] * * * …   Universalium

  • balbriggan — [bal brɪg(ə)n] noun a knitted cotton fabric, formerly used for stockings and underwear. Origin C19: named after the town of Balbriggan in Ireland, where it was orig. made …   English new terms dictionary

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