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What is "Grey Goods" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric in the condition in which it leaves the loom or knitting machine, i.e. before any bleaching, dyeing or finishing treatment has been given to it.

NOTE:

In some countries, particularly on the North American continent, the term "greige" (or griege) is used. For woven goods, the term "loomstate" is frequently used as an alternative. In the linen and lace trades, the term "brown goods" is used.

Woven or knitted fabric as it leaves the loom (loomstate) or knitting machine.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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