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borrel


borrel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Borrel  \Bor"rel\,  n.  [OF.  burel  a  kind  of  coarse  woolen  cloth, 
  fr  F.  bure  drugget.  See  {Bureau}.  Rustic  and  common  people 
  dressed  in  this  cloth,  which  was  prob.  so  called  from  its 
  color.] 
  1.  Coarse  woolen  cloth;  hence  coarse  clothing;  a  garment. 
  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  light  stuff,  of  silk  and  wool. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Borrel  \Bor"rel\,  a.  [Prob.  from  {Borrel},  n.] 
  Ignorant,  unlearned;  belonging  to  the  laity.  [Obs.] 
  --Chaucer.