loden

noun
lo·​den | \ ˈlō-dᵊn How to pronounce loden (audio) \

Definition of loden

1 : a thick woolen cloth used for outer clothing
2 : a variable color averaging a dull grayish green

First Known Use of loden

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for loden

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

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The first known use of loden was in 1911

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“Loden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loden. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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