peniston

noun

pen·​i·​ston
variants or less commonly penistone
ˈpenəstən
plural -s
often capitalized
: a coarse woolen cloth used for clothing from the 16th into the 19th century

Word History

Etymology

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 19 Apr. 2024.

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