Definition for FAB'RIC

FAB'RIC, n. [L. fabrica, a frame, from faber, a workman; Fr. fabrique.]

  1. The structure of any thing; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united by art and labor; workmanship; texture. This is cloth of a beautiful fabric.
  2. The frame or structure of a building; construction. More generally, the building itself; an edifice; a house; a temple; a church; a bridge, &c. The word is usually applied to a large building.
  3. Any system composed of connected parts; as, the fabric of the universe.
  4. Cloth manufactured. Silks and other fine fabrics of the East. Henry.

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