cambric (n.) Old form(s): Cambrick , Cambricke , Cambrickes
fine linen from Cambray, Flanders
Cor I.iii.85[Valeria to Virgilia] I would your cambric were sensible as your finger
Per Chorus.IV.24[Gower alone, of Marina] she would with sharp needle wound / The cambric
WT IV.iv.209[Servant to Clown, of what Autolycus has for sale] He hath ... inkles, caddisses, cambrics, lawns
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