moleskin :

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  • n  a durable cotton fabric with a velvety nap

  • You wouldn't expect a guy wearing muddy boots and worn moleskin pants to saunter past the formally dressed footmen at London's Fortnum Mason, the famous Piccadilly food emporium .
  • Eel-hipped runagade, no man could hold him; he writhed through seas of grasping moleskin-flints with a twiddle of his buttocks and a flirt of his shinbone.
  • Bohan's coats have collars of red or silver fox; raincoats are lined and hooded in mink and moleskin; his anoraks are lined in seal or fox; sheer jackets are bordered in matching .
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  • Swimming Holes within reach of NYC
    Shutterstock If the "Leaves of Grass" poet Walt Whitman were alive today he'd be at a Brooklyn foam party or pop-up beach, checking out the talent and making notes in his Moleskin. In his day you could don the old knitted one-piece and swim in the Hudson, or even...
    Aug. 27, 2013 - New York Post

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