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gros de Tours

[groh duh too r; French groh duh toor] /ˌgroʊ də ˈtʊər; French groʊ də ˈtur/
a ribbed silk fabric made with a two- or three-ply warp interlaced with organzine and tram filling.
Origin of gros de Tours
1790-1800; < French: literally, Tours gross; cf. grosgrain Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Fig. 18 is a gros de Tours with two picks on four harness straight through.

    Theory Of Silk Weaving Arnold Wolfensberger

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