petersham

noun

pe·​ter·​sham
ˈpētə(r)ˌsham,
-shəm
plural -s
1
a
: a rough nubby woolen cloth used chiefly for men's coats
b
: a coat made of such material
2
: a heavy corded ribbon used for belts and hatbands

Word History

Etymology

after Charles Stanhope, Lord Petersham †1851 English colonel

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“Petersham.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petersham. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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