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BUCKRAM

1. A coarse dress of linen or hemp, stiffened with size or glue, used in garments to hold them in the form intended, and for wrappers to cover merchandise. Buckram was formerly a very various material from that now known by the name. It was used for wearing apparel, etc. 2. A plant. See Ramson. Origin: OE. Bokeram, bougeren, OF. Boqueran, F. Bougran, MHG. Buckeram, LL. Buchiranus, boquerannus, fr. MHG. Boc, G. Bock, goat (as being made of goat's hair), or fr. F. Bouracan, by transposing the letter r. See Buck, Barracan. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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