Cam"bric (?), n. [OE.
camerike, fr. Cambrai (Flemish Kamerik), a
city of France (formerly of Flanders), where it was first made.]
1. A fine, thin, and white fabric made of
flax or linen.
He hath ribbons of all the colors i' the rainbow;
. . . inkles, caddises, cambrics, lawns.
2. A fabric made, in imitation of linen
cambric, of fine, hardspun cotton, often with figures of various
colors; -- also called cotton cambric, and cambric