What does the word dimity mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by B. M. Bower