FABRIC, n. [L., a frame, a workman.]

1. The structure of any thing; the manner in which the parts of a thing are untied 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.

FABRIC, v.t To frame; to build; to construct. [Little used.]