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Buckram

Buck´ram
n.1.A coarse cloth of linen or hemp, stiffened with size or glue, used in garments to keep them in the form intended, and for wrappers to cover merchandise.
2.(Bot.) A plant. See Ramson.
a.1.Made of buckram; as, a buckram suit.
2.Stiff; precise.
v. t.1.To strengthen with buckram; to make stiff.
Noun1.buckram - a coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue; used in bookbinding and to stiffen clothing
Verb1.buckram - stiffen with or as with buckram; "buckram the skirt"
Adj.1.buckram - rigidly formal; "a starchy manner"; "the letter was stiff and formal"; "his prose has a buckram quality"
Synonyms: starchy, stiff
formal, starchy, stiff
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