Meaning of GINGHAM in English

GINGHAM

/ ˈgɪŋəm; NAmE / noun

[ U ] a type of cotton cloth with a pattern of white and coloured squares :

a blue and white gingham dress

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WORD ORIGIN

early 17th cent.: from Dutch gingang , from Malay genggang (originally an adjective meaning striped).

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