butcher linen

noun

variants or less commonly butcher's linen or less commonly butcher rayon
: a strong heavy linen of plain weave used originally for butchers' aprons
also : a similar fabric for clothing made of rayon staple or cotton with a finish like linen

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“Butcher linen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butcher%20linen. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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