chambray definition by Webster's New World
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a smooth fabric of cotton, etc., made by weaving white or unbleached threads across a colored warp: used for dresses, shirts, etc.
Origin: variant, variety of cambric
chambray definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A fine lightweight fabric woven with white threads across a colored warp.
Origin: Alteration of French cambrai, cambric, after Cambrai, a city of northern France.