peniston

noun, often capitalized
pen·​i·​ston
variants: or less commonly penistone \ ˈpenəstən \
plural -s

Definition of peniston

: a coarse woolen cloth used for clothing from the 16th into the 19th century

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History and Etymology for peniston

from Penistone, town in Yorkshire, England, where it was first made

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“Peniston.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peniston. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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