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covert cloth

a cotton, woolen, or worsted cloth of twill weave, the warp being of ply yarns one of which may be white.
Also called covert.
Origin of covert cloth
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for covert cloth
  • The bride wore a tailor made traveling gown of blue covert cloth and carried a bouquet of red carnations.
  • The materials include tan covert cloth, and fine kerseys in the new mode shade: also broadcloth and meltons.
  • The bride wore a traveling suit of tan covert cloth and carried bride's roses.
British Dictionary definitions for covert cloth

covert cloth

a twill-weave cotton or worsted suiting fabric Sometimes shortened to covert
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