Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given to imitation lace, that is, lace made by machinery and not by hand.

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Examples

  • His surgeon bandaged him with fine linen, which is called cambrai (cambric) in Italy as in many other places.

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  • The cardinal cried out, when the surgeon pleaded that it was the finest cambrai:

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  • Did anyone feel let down from cambrai for not letting us have photos with their JS's and that we weren't allowed to c their rooms.

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  • Hi Aztec dad, I'm a cambrai mum & I also was dissapointed not to get some photo's with my JS in uniform as other companies had done, however we did get to go to his room & see his area & meet the crpl.

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  • Just got txt from js for 12 advent calenders for 2 section cambrai and then asked for a couple of tins of sweets to share out.

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  • I will spoil them with lots of nice food though. dear greatteacher, praps u should go over wiv js exactly wat he intends to do if he leaves, wat exactly would pay him enough or interest him enough, he must not give in to a whim or homesickness. my js in cambrai says lots r talking bout leaving cos they enjoyed leave so much n finding it hard to have their freedom curtailed again. they prob enjoyed leave tho cos they all had loads of money!

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  • I'm a Cambrai mum, had a call last from my son to say all ok could tell in his voice that he was excited at what is to come! hi everyone we also dropped our son off at afc on sun 6th 2009 he's in cambrai company/pl 10 cried buckets stayed awake all night waiting for a text back after i sent about 10 got one back after midnight tellin us to stop textin he was busy lol whilst we lay awake cryin what are us mums like lol hi 7 yr old brother even slept in his bed jue&kenny my son is in 11 platoon, having read through all the previous messages and having seen the kit list posted by another mum it's different to the one we had! welcome to all the new mums (and dads) If your up late at night a bit of bed time reading is the parents pages on this site. loads of info. keep watching and writing on here as well, it helps just to know that your not alone.

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