lo·​den ˈlō-dᵊn How to pronounce loden (audio)
: a thick woolen cloth used for outer clothing
: a variable color averaging a dull grayish green

Examples of loden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, the company isn’t bound to the original loden recipe that focused solely on Austrian mountain sheep. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 31 Jan. 2023

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Word History


German, from Old High German lodo coarse cloth; akin to Old English lotha mantle

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of loden was in 1911

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Cite this Entry

“Loden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loden. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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