dimity

Part of speech: noun

A variety of cotton cloth.

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Usage examples "dimity":

  1. In exchange for this Ruth bargained for the dimity curtains that had furnished their two windows before, and would not do for the three they had now. - "We Girls: A Home Story", Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney.
  2. Certainly, May's room was ordinary enough, even dainty, with the dimity curtains and wall- paper of bows and forget- me- nots. - "Carnival", Compton Mackenzie.
  3. She might have felt easier in her mind had she seen how Lite was standing just within the glass- paneled door behind the dimity curtain, listening to every word, and watching every expression on Art Osgood's face. - "Jean of the Lazy A", B. M. Bower.