dimities

dimities
dim·i·ty || 'dɪmɪtɪ n. thin cotton fabric

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dimity — /dim i tee/, n., pl. dimities. a thin cotton fabric, white, dyed, or printed, woven with a stripe or check of heavier yarn. [1400 50; earlier dimite, late ME demyt < ML dimettum < Gk dímiton, n. use of neut. of dímitos double threaded, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • dimity — /ˈdɪməti/ (say dimuhtee) noun (plural dimities) a thin cotton fabric, white, dyed, or printed, woven with a stripe or check of heavier yarn. {late Middle English demyt, from Italian dimito coarse cotton, from Greek dimitos of double thread} …  

  • dimity — [dim′ə tē] n. pl. dimities [ME demit < ML dimitum < MGr dimitos, double threaded < dis , TWO + mitos, a thread: cf. TWILL] a thin, corded or patterned cotton cloth …   English World dictionary

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