hodden


hodden
coarse undyed woollen cloth

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Hodden — is a coarse kind of cloth made of undyed wool, formerly much worn by the peasantry of Scotland. It was usually made on small hand looms by the peasants themselves. Grey hodden was made by mixing black and white fleeces together in the proportion… …   Wikipedia

  • hodden — [häd′ n] n. 〚< ?〛 Scot. a coarse, undyed woolen cloth: a gray variety (hodden gray) is made by mixing white and black fleece * * * …   Universalium

  • hodden — [häd′ n] n. [< ?] Scot. a coarse, undyed woolen cloth: a gray variety (hodden gray) is made by mixing white and black fleece …   English World dictionary

  • hodden — n. Sc. a coarse woollen cloth. Phrases and idioms: hodden grey grey hodden; typical rustic clothing. Etymology: 16th c.: orig. unkn …   Useful english dictionary

  • hodden — noun A coarse woollen fabric …   Wiktionary

  • hodden — n. rough woollen fabric not dyed produced in Scotland …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hodden — [ hɒd(ə)n] noun chiefly Scottish & N. English coarse woollen cloth. Origin C16: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • hodden — hod·den …   English syllables

  • Hodden Grey — A local name for a coarse woollen cloth used for garments in Scotland. The wool is obtained from black sheep …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • hodden grey — noun dialect Britain : hodden; especially : hodden prepared from a mingling of white or light fleeces with a small proportion of natural black wool …   Useful english dictionary


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