a city in S Quebec, in E Canada.
a village in the Loire Valley, N central France: site of Renaissance château built by Francis I. noun a village in N central France: site of a famous Renaissance chateau
a fine cloth of cotton, silk, or linen, commonly of plain weave with a colored warp and white weft. noun a smooth light fabric of cotton, linen, etc, with white weft and a coloured warp n. 1814, American English, alteration of Cambrai, city in France (formerly Flanders) where the cloth originally was made. Cf. cambric.
noun a room for sleeping; bedroom; also written chambré Word Origin French
a soft fabric of plain weave in wool, cotton, rayon, or other staple fiber, either in a solid color or, more often, a small print. noun a lightweight plain-weave fabric of wool, cotton, etc, usually with a printed design n. type of fabric for ladies’ dresses, 1849, of unknown origin, perhaps from the surname.