broadcloth broadcloth

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a densely textured woolen fabric with a lustrous finish
  2. (n) a closely woven silk or synthetic fabric with a narrow crosswise rib

Usage(s):

  1. Attached to the picture of the shirt was a two-inch sample of white broadcloth; to the picture of the dishtowel, a square of green-striped linen.
  2. But he would save by getting broadcloth shorts at 69 a pair instead of poor quality rayon-cottons for $2.
  3. He uses a Loening amphibian biplane, sits lazily in a cabin finished in dark brown broadcloth and saddle leather, with built-in lockers containing pigskin picnic cases.

News

  1. Duke of Windsor's Cadillac coming to NYC auction

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 1941 Cadillac custom-built for the Duke and Duchess of Windsor is heading for a New York City auction. Dubbed "The Duchess," it features rose-colored broadcloth upholstery, four jewelry cases and three cigar lighters. It's estimated to bring $500,000 to $800,000 on Nov. 21. It's being sold by Sotheby's and RM Auctions. General Motors delivered the limousine to the Windsors at ...
    on October 24, 2013     Source: WDEF Chattanooga

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    NEW YORK (AP) — A 1941 Cadillac custom-built for the Duke and Duchess of Windsor is heading for a New York City auction. Dubbed "The Duchess," it features rose-colored broadcloth upholstery, four jewelry cases and three cigar lighters.
    on October 23, 2013     Source: Greenwich Time

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