borrel

Borrel

Bor"rel\, n. [OF. burel a kind of coarse woolen cloth, fr. F. bure drugget. See Bureau. Rustic and common people dressed in this cloth, which was prob. so called from its color.]

1. Coarse woolen cloth; hence, coarse clothing; a garment. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

2. A kind of light stuff, of silk and wool.
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