Meaning of FABRIC in English


n. 1 a a woven material; a textile. b other material resembling woven cloth. 2 a structure or framework, esp. the walls, floor, and roof of a building. 3 (in abstract senses) the essential structure or essence of a thing (the fabric of society).

[ ME f. F fabrique f. L fabrica f. faber metal-worker etc. ]

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