double knit

noun

Definition of double knit

: a knitted fabric (such as wool) made with a double set of needles to produce a double thickness of fabric with each thickness joined by interlocking stitches also : an article of clothing made of such fabric

First Known Use of double knit

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double knit was in 1895

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“Double knit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double%20knit. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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double knit

noun

English Language Learners Definition of double knit

: a type of cloth that is made with two sets of needles and has two connected layers
US : a piece of clothing that is made of double knit

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