a thick, heavily fulled, waterproof fabric, used in coats and jackets for cold climates.
Also called loden green. the deep olive-green color of this fabric.

1910–15; < German; Old High German lodo; compare Old English lotha cloak, Old Norse lothi fur cloak, lothinn shaggy

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loden (ˈləʊdən)
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
[German, from Old High German lodo thick cloth, perhaps related to Old English lotha cloak]

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1911, from Ger. loden "thick woollen cloth."
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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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