fear-nought

fearnought

[feer-nawt]
noun
1.
a stout woolen cloth for overcoats.
2.
an outer garment of this cloth.
Also, fearnaught.


Origin:
1765–75; fear + nought

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fearnought or fearnaught (ˈfɪəˌnɔːt)
 
n
1.  a heavy woollen fabric
2.  a coat made of such fabric
 
fearnaught or fearnaught
 
n

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