angola cloth

noun, sometimes capitalized A

Definition of angola cloth

1 : a clothing fabric of plain or twill weave with cotton warp and wool weft
2 : a cotton fabric with diaper pattern used for embroidery

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First Known Use of angola cloth

1815, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Angola cloth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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