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hodden

/ˈhɒdən/
noun
1.
a coarse homespun cloth produced in Scotland: hodden grey is made by mixing black and white wools
Word Origin
C18: Scottish, of obscure origin
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  • They distrust a man in 'hodden gray'—no sort of doubt of it.

    A Spoil of Office Hamlin Garland
  • When it was placed in the passage, hodden entered the room, shut and bolted the door.

    One Day's Courtship Robert Barr
  • Grey hodden was made by mixing black and white fleeces together in the proportion of one to twelve when weaving.

  • The arrival of the ticket was quickly followed by the advent of Mr. hodden himself.

    One Day's Courtship Robert Barr
  • The conversation was here interrupted by Mr. hodden himself, who sank into the vacant chair beside Miss Jessop.

    One Day's Courtship Robert Barr
  • Mr. hodden quickly found that the appeal to Cæsar was not well timed.

    One Day's Courtship Robert Barr
  • He sobered instantly as he remembered that he would have to go to his state-room and perhaps meet hodden.

    One Day's Courtship Robert Barr
  • And when you have become acquainted with Mr. hodden, I want you to introduce him to me.

    One Day's Courtship Robert Barr
  • She no longer wore a skirt of beautiful green, but a long robe of hodden grey covered her from head to foot.

    Stories from the Ballads Mary MacGregor
  • "You are very kind," said hodden, but he did not make any show of declining the offer.

    One Day's Courtship Robert Barr

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