meaning of broadcloth

broadcloth meaning in General Dictionary

A fine smooth faced woolen fabric for mens garments generally of two fold width ie a yard and a half so called in difference from woolens three-quarters of a yard large

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  • a densely textured woolen fabric with a lustrous finish
  • a closely woven silk or synthetic material with a narrow crosswise rib
  • A fine smooth-faced woolen cloth for men's garments, usually of two fold width (in other words., a garden . 5); -- so-called in distinction from woolens three quarters of a garden large.

broadcloth meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A fine smooth-faced woolen fabric for males's clothes, often of double width (for example., a yard and a half); -- so called in distinction from woolens three-quarters of a yard broad.


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The manufacture of broadcloth was formerly carried on, but is now entirely decayed.

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