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fearnought

[feer-nawt] /ˈfɪərˌnɔt/
noun
1.
a stout woolen cloth for overcoats.
2.
an outer garment of this cloth.
Also, fearnaught.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; fear + nought
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British Dictionary definitions for fearnought

fearnought

/ˈfɪəˌnɔːt/
noun
1.
a heavy woollen fabric
2.
a coat made of such fabric
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