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broadcloth


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Broadcloth  \Broad"cloth\,  n. 
  A  fine  smooth-faced  woolen  cloth  for  men's  garments,  usually 
  of  double  width  (i.e.,  a  yard  and  a  half);  --  so  called  in 
  distinction  from  woolens  three  quarters  of  a  yard  wide. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  broadcloth 
  n  1:  a  densely  textured  woolen  fabric  with  a  lustrous  finish 
  2:  a  closely  woven  silk  or  synthetic  fabric  with  a  narrow 
  crosswise  rib 




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