A stack of pants made from denim.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: ; from French (serge) de Nîmes, (serge) of Nîmes, where first made
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- a. A coarse twilled cloth, usually cotton, used for jeans, overalls, and work uniforms.b. denims Trousers or another garment made of this cloth.
- A similar but finer fabric used in draperies and upholstery.
Origin: French (serge) de Nîmes, (serge) of Nîmes, after Nîmes, France.