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lockram

[ lok-ruhm ]
/ ˈlɒk rəm /
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noun Obsolete.

a rough-textured linen cloth.

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Origin of lockram

1250–1300; Middle English lokeram, lokerham, after Locronan, village in Brittany where the cloth was made; perhaps conformed to buckram
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