What does grogram mean?

Definitions for grogram
ˈgrɒg rəmgro·gram

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grogramnoun

    a coarse fabric of silk mixed with wool or mohair and often stiffened with gum


  1. grogramnoun

    A strong fabric; a mixture of silk and wool or mohair.

  2. Etymology: gros grain, from grossus.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Grogeram, Grogram, Grogrannoun

    Etymology: gros grain, French; grossogranus, low Latin. Ainsworth.

    Certes they’re neatly cloth’d: I of this mind am,
    Your only wearing is your grogeram. John Donne.

    Natolia affords great store of chamelots and grograms. George Sandys.

    Some men will say this habit of John’s was neither of camel’s skin nor any coarse texture of its hair, but rather some finer weave of camelot, grogram, or the like. Thomas Browne, Vul. Err.

    The natural sweetness and innocence of her behaviour shot me through and through, and did more execution upon me in grogram than the greatest beauty in town had ever done in brocade. Joseph Addison, Spectator.

    Plain goody would no longer down;
    ’Twas madam in her grogram gown. Jonathan Swift.


  1. grogram

    A grogram is a coarse, heavy fabric typically made from silk, wool, mohair, or a blend of them, and often stiffened with gum. It was mainly used in the 18th and 19th centuries for making cloaks and dresses.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grogramnoun

    alt. of Grogran

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Grogram

    grog′ram, n. a kind of coarse cloth of silk and mohair. [O. Fr. grosgrain.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. grogram

    From gros-grain. A coarse stuff of which boat-cloaks were made. From one which Admiral Vernon wore, came the term grog.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grogram in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grogram in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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