Madras

Plain woven cotton in shirting weight, often in plaids, checks or stipes, originally from Madras India. Its colors are know to bleed or fade with laundering.
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Madras

(from the article `India`) The Kekayas, Madras, and Ushinaras, who had settled in the region between Gandhara and the Beas River, were described as descendants of the Anu ...
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madras

[n] - a light patterned cotton cloth
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Madras

• (n.) A large silk-and-cotton kerchief, usually of bright colors, such as those often used by negroes for turbans.
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madras

noun a light patterned cotton cloth
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Madras

(city) Former name, to 1996, of Chennai, an industrial port and capital of the state of Tamil Nadu, India
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Madras

(state) Former name of Tamil Nadu, a state of India
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Madras

[cloth] Madras is a lightweight cotton fabric with typically patterned texture and plaid design, used primarily for summer clothing such as pants, shorts, dresses, and jackets. The fabric takes its name from the former name of the city of Chennai, India. This cloth also was identified by the colloquial name, `Madrasi checks.` Madras today i...
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Madras

[costume] The Madras, also called the Jip or Jupe, is the national dress of the country of Saint Lucia. A traditional five piece costume it was originally derived from the Wob Dwyiet (or Wobe Dwiette), a grand robe worn by the earlier French settlers, and this garment is also recognised as a national dress of the country. The Madras is the ...
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Madras

Ma┬Ědras' noun [ So named after Madras , a city and presidency of India.] A large silk-and- cotton kerchief, usually of bright colors, such as those often used by negroes for turbans. « A black woman in blue cotton gown, red-and-yellow madras turban . . . crouched against the wall.&#x...
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Madras

A fine evenweave fabric with small woven-in designs.
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Madras

A handmade cotton fabric originating in Madras, India, featuring bright, bold striping and checked patterns.
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Madras

A lightweight plain weave cotton fabric with a striped, plaid, or checked pattern. A true madras will bleed when washed. This type of fabric is usually imported from India.
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Madras

A lightweight plain weave cotton fabric with a striped, plaid, or checked pattern. A true madras will bleed when washed. This type of fabric is usually imported from India. End-uses are men's and women's shirts and dresses.
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Madras

capital of Tamil Nadu state, India, on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal.[6 related articles]
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madras

fine plain-woven cotton or silk
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Madras

Indian food terms > Madras
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Madras

Invented by the British! Usually contains tomato, almond and lemon juice along with hot chilli powder.
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Madras

Spicy dish with tomato, almond and lemon juice.
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Madras

The curry house Madras is a restaurant invention which started life as simply a hotted up version of the standard restaurant curry. Because it is a restaurant invention rather than a traditional recipe the Madras can vary considerably from one restaurant to another. The restaurant Madras can be hot or very hot, red or brown, a hotter version of a p...
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Madras

The Madras was an Indian trawler of 413 tons displacement launched in 1919. The Madras carried a complement of 23 and was powered by a coal-fired boiler providing a top speed of 10 knots. During the Second World War the Madras was used by the military for target towing.
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