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What is "Balbriggan" - Definition & Explanation

Balbriggan a knitted cotton fabric used especially for underwear or hosiery.
A jersey, interlock, or ribbed knitted fabric made of cotton or cotton blends for the undergarment, t‑ shirt, or hosiery industry.

Some other terms

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