Tweed

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Description

A rough, coarse woolen cloth with a slightly napped, nubby texture. Tweeds were originally homespun in Scotland. They are used for dresses, coats, and suits.

Authority

  • Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them, American Book Company, New York City, 1937
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
  • Website address 1 Comment: www.fabrics.net

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