Camblet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Camblet See Camlet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n camblet Same as camlet.
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Usage

In literature:

I then made the Mohican known to Lana, who gave him a lifeless hand from the green folds of her camblet.
"The Hidden Children" by Robert W. Chambers
On opening the door which led into the public office, a woman wrapped closely in a black camblet cloak, glided into the room.
"The Monctons: A Novel, Volume I" by Susanna Moodie
Next to their smock they put on a fair corset of pure silk camblet; above that went the petticoat of white, red tawny, or gray taffeta.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I" by Various
A strong undiapered camblet, used for garments in the Levant and in Barbary; anciently it formed the Roman toga.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
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