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Gingham  Yarn dyed combed or carded cotton fabric woven in checks, stripes, and plaids of two or more colors.

Glazed  Cotton fabrics such as chintz or tarlatan treated with starch, glue, paraffin, or shellac and run through a hot friction roller to give a high polish.  These types are not durable in washing.  Newer, more durable methods use synthetic resins that withstand laundering.

Greige/Gray Goods  French for fabrics in unbleached, undyed state before finishing.  In U.S. gray goods are used as well.