balbriggan definition by Webster's New World
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a knitted cotton material used for hosiery, underwear, etc.
Origin: after Balbriggan, town in Ireland
balbriggan definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A knitted, unbleached cotton fabric for underwear.
Origin: After Balbriggan, a seaport of eastern Ireland.