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 (grŏg′rəm, grō′grəm)
A coarse, often stiffened fabric made of silk, mohair, wool, or a blend of them.

[Alteration of French gros grain, coarse texture; see grosgrain.]
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(Textiles) a coarse fabric of silk, wool, or silk mixed with wool or mohair, often stiffened with gum, formerly used for clothing
[C16: from French gros grain coarse grain; see grosgrain]
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(ˈgrɒg rəm)

a coarse fabric of silk, of silk and mohair or wool, or of wool.
[1555–65; < Middle French gros grain. See grosgrain]
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Noun1.grogram - a coarse fabric of silk mixed with wool or mohair and often stiffened with gum
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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Irwine before Bessy came up, "an excellent grogram gown and a piece of flannel."
An' here, they'n gi'en you lots o' good grogram and flannel, as should ha' been gi'en by good rights to them as had the sense to keep away from such foolery.
"Strike while the iron's hot, you know--while she's fresh to the town: in a few weeks some d fellow from the West End will come in with a title and a rotten rent-roll and cut all us City men out, as Lord Fitzrufus did last year with Miss Grogram, who was actually engaged to Podder, of Podder & Brown's.
The apparent contraction of his vision is attended by a sharpening sense of international context through the lens of commodity production: 'Cotton, dye-galls, aniseeds, corodovans, wax, grogram, camlets, carpets, gems from India, indigo, spices from Arabia, mohair and raw silk.
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As part of GE and KOC's training grogram, 10 KOC mechanical engineers recently completed the extensive competency development training path that covers all rotating equipment technologies as well as control and vibration monitoring systems.