backing yarn

noun

Definition of backing yarn

: the yarn that holds the tufts and forms the skeleton of a pile fabric

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First Known Use of backing yarn

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of backing yarn was in 1942

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“Backing yarn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backing%20yarn. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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