double-knit

[duhb-uhl-nit, -nit]
noun
1.
a weft-knit fabric that consists of two single-knit fabrics intimately interlooped.
2.
a garment made of such a fabric.
Also, double knit, doubleknit.


Origin:
1890–95

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