yarn-dyed, plain-weave cotton fabric, usually striped or checked.
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How to use gingham in a sentence
I saw that blue gingham and I just started laughing and laughing.Judy Garland’s long-lost ‘Wizard of Oz’ dress turns up at Catholic University | Paul M. Duggan | July 8, 2021 | Washington Post
You could even mix a much smaller gingham pattern with the medium-sized Bermuda Check.How to incorporate 7 popular patterns in your home, according to experts | Marissa Hermanson | January 12, 2021 | Washington Post
The Biba brand exploded in 1964 with the phenomenal success of a pink and white gingham frock called “the Barbara.”
If there's anythin' I hate to see it's a first-class gingham fittin' a woman like it was hung there to air.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
The women had on sun-bonnets; and some had linsey-woolsey frocks, some gingham ones, and a few of the young ones had on calico.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
gingham merely knew that a convoy was going up; and intended to go in company, for the sake of the guard.
In short the concern was well arranged, unpretending, and complete—altogether worthy of gingham.
As we issued from the town, proceeding on our day's march, I looked out for gingham, right and left.
British Dictionary definitions for gingham
a cotton fabric, usually woven of two coloured yarns in a checked or striped design
(as modifier): a gingham dress
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