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loden

[lohd-n] /ˈloʊd n/
noun
1.
a thick, heavily fulled, waterproof fabric, used in coats and jackets for cold climates.
2.
Also called loden green. the deep olive-green color of this fabric.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; < German; Old High German lodo; compare Old English lotha cloak, Old Norse lothi fur cloak, lothinn shaggy
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  • The city is wrapped too tightly in loden and memories and its own stern nature for expansiveness or indulgence to flourish.
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loden

/ˈləʊdən/
noun
1.
a thick heavy waterproof woollen cloth with a short pile, used to make garments, esp coats
2.
a dark bluish-green colour, in which the cloth is often made
Word Origin
German, from Old High German lodo thick cloth, perhaps related to Old English lotha cloak
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Word Origin and History for loden
n.

"coarse woolen cloth," 1880, from German loden "thick woolen cloth."

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