noun pe·ter·sham \ˈpētə(r)ˌsham, -shəm\

Definition of petersham



  1. 1a :  a rough nubby woolen cloth used chiefly for men's coats b :  a coat made of such material

  2. 2 :  a heavy corded ribbon used for belts and hatbands

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Origin and Etymology of petersham

after Charles Stanhope, Lord Petersham †1851 English colonel

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capable of being understood in two ways

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