Definition of Grosgrains

1. Noun. (plural of grosgrain) ¹



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Definition of Grosgrains

1. grosgrain [n] - See also: grosgrain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grosgrains

groping
gropingly
gropings
gros point
grosbeak
grosbeaks
groschen
groschens
groser
grosers
grosert
groserts
groset
grosets
grosgrain
grosgrains (current term)
gross
gross(a)
gross-domestic-product
gross anatomy
gross domestic product
gross domestic products
gross estate
gross haematuria
gross heating value
gross income
gross incomes
gross lesion
gross margin
gross national product

Literary usage of Grosgrains

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1. Textiles: A Handbook for the Student and the Consumer by Mary Schenck Woolman, Ellen Beers Mcgowan (1920)
"... ranging from filmy chiffon and lace to the heaviest plushes and grosgrains, and from soft, dull finishes to the most crisp and glossy ones. ..."

2. Dressmaking: A Manual for Schools and Colleges by Jane Fales (1917)
"... taffeta, moire, grosgrains, etc. Many taffetas, which have no high lights or deep shadows, may be made exceedingly effective if fur, a velvet flower, ..."

3. Textiles and Clothing by Kate Heintz Watson, American School of Home Economics (1911)
"Foulard and surah are twilled silks. Corded silks are woven with a cord running from selvage to selvage. To this class belong the grosgrains, Ottoman, ..."

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