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 Cam’brian Series (in geology).Cam’buscan’. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cambric.
 
A kind of very fine white linen cloth, so named from Cambray or Cameryk, in Flanders, where it is still the chief manufacture.   1
        “He hath ribbons of all the colours of the rainbow; inkles, caddises, cambricks, and lawns.”—Shakespeare: Winter’s Tale, iv. 3.
 


 Cam’brian Series (in geology).Cam’buscan’. 

 
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