covert cloth

noun
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:
1890–95

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

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Example sentences
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.
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