gingham

Part of speech: noun

A cotton dress- goods, in checks or stripes.

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Usage examples "gingham":

  1. Thelma's neat gingham dress became limp and mussy and common. - "The Reclaimers", Margaret Hill McCarter.
  2. There was a pause before Mr. Gingham answered. - "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town", Stephen Leacock.
  3. And right while I wus cryin' onto that gingham apron, she made me promise to carry them two errents of hern to the President, and to get 'em done for her if I possibly could. - "Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician", Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley).