noun broad·cloth \ˈbrd-ˌklth\

Definition of BROADCLOTH

:  a twilled napped woolen or worsted fabric with smooth lustrous face and dense texture
:  a fabric usually of cotton, silk, or rayon made in plain and rib weaves with soft semigloss finish

First Known Use of BROADCLOTH

15th century


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