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diaper

  

      n  
1       the U.S. and Canadian word for       nappy   1  
2   
a    a woven pattern on fabric consisting of a small repeating design, esp. diamonds  
b    fabric having such a pattern  
c    such a pattern, used as decoration  
      vb  
3    tr   to decorate with such a pattern  
     (C14: from Old French diaspre, from Medieval Latin diasprus made of diaper, from Medieval Greek diaspros pure white, from dia- + aspros white, shining)  
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nappy   [1]  
      n   pl   , -pies     (Brit)   a piece of soft material, esp. towelling or a disposable material, wrapped around a baby in order to absorb its excrement,   (Also called)    napkin     (U.S. and Canadian name)    diaper         
     (C20: changed from napkin)  


diaper         
      n  
1       the U.S. and Canadian word for       nappy   1  
2   
a    a woven pattern on fabric consisting of a small repeating design, esp. diamonds  
b    fabric having such a pattern  
c    such a pattern, used as decoration  
      vb  
3    tr   to decorate with such a pattern  
     (C14: from Old French diaspre, from Medieval Latin diasprus made of diaper, from Medieval Greek diaspros pure white, from dia- + aspros white, shining)  

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