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What is "Diaper" - Definition & Explanation

Diaper a fabric with a distinctive pattern; a rich silk fabric; a soft usually white linen or cotton fabric used for tablecloths or towels. A basic garment for infants consisting of a folder cloth or other absorbent material drawn up between the legs and fastened about the waist.
A white linen fabric woven of patterns showing up by opposite reflections from its surface and consisting of lines crossing diamond-wise, with the spaces filled up by parallel lines, leaves, dots, etc.

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