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broadcloth

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noun broad·cloth \ˈbrȯd-ˌklȯth\

Definition of broadcloth

  1. 1 :  a twilled napped woolen or worsted fabric with smooth lustrous face and dense texture

  2. 2 :  a fabric usually of cotton, silk, or rayon made in plain and rib weaves with soft semigloss finish



15th Century

First Known Use of broadcloth

15th century


BROADCLOTH Defined for Kids

broadcloth

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noun broad·cloth \ˈbrȯd-ˌklȯth\

Definition of broadcloth for Students

  1. :  a fine cloth with a firm smooth surface




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