witney

noun
wit·​ney
variants: or whitney \ ˈ(h)witnē , -​ni \
plural -s

Definition of witney

1 : a heavy woolen cloth used especially for blankets
2 : a soft woolen overcoating with a napped surface similar to chinchilla

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History and Etymology for witney

Witney, town in Oxfordshire, England where it was originally manufactured

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“Witney.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/witney. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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