A coarse fabric made of silk, often combined with mohair or wool and stiffened with gum.
More example sentences
- He was well known for wearing ‘grogram’ a course silk fabric which he apparently had made into a boat cloak and perhaps trousers.
- This move was ordered by Admiral Vernon, who was famous for his grogram cloak - hence the term ‘grog’ for the rum and water mixture, and the consequent sensation of grogginess.
- I give my daughter Sarah 12 yards of black grogram to make her a gown.
mid 16th century: from French gros grain 'coarse grain' (see also grosgrain).
Definition of grogram in:
- The US English dictionary