A knitted cotton fabric, used for stockings and underwear: [as modifier]: balbriggan stockings
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- Balbriggan eventually came to refer to the underwear made from the cloth.
- Balbriggan is a knitted cotton fabric named after the Irish town.
- Contract cleaners use white terry, balbriggan and sheets.
Late 19th century: named after the town of Balbriggan in Ireland, where it was originally made.
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