Definition of Broadcloth

1. Noun. A densely textured woolen fabric with a lustrous finish.

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



2. Noun. A closely woven silk or synthetic fabric with a narrow crosswise rib.
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile

Definition of Broadcloth

1. n. A fine smooth- faced woolen cloth for men's garments, usually of double width (i.e., a yard and a half); -- so called in distinction from woolens three quarters of a yard wide.

Definition of Broadcloth

1. Noun. A fine smooth-faced woolen cloth for men’s garments, usually of double width (i.e., a yard and a half); -- so called in distinction from woolens three quarters of a yard wide. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Broadcloth

1. [n -S]

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broadcloth (current term)
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Literary usage of Broadcloth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report on the Statistics of Manufactures by Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics (1899)
"In 1804, Schofield, who had engaged in the construction of carding machines at Pittsfield, made from merino wool the first fine broadcloth probably woven in ..."

2. Money and Its Laws: Embracing a History of Monetary Theories and a History by Henry Varnum Poor (1877)
"It would be perfectly possible to make a yard of broadcloth, or a Dutch cheese, ... Then broadcloth or Dutch cheeses would be the only true basis of a paper ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1827)
"Air Bull has L.10000 per annum ; the half of this he expends with Mr broadcloth, and with the other half he buys such articles as the latter does not sell ..."

4. The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant...: The Whole in a Form and by Daniel Adams (1825)
"A draper bought 100 yards of broadcloth for £56. I demand how he must sell it per van! to gain £15 in laying out £100 ? Am. 12». lOd. Zq. 2. ..."

5. A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860 by John Leander Bishop, Edwin Troxell Freedley, Edward Young (1866)
"The first fine broadcloth made in the United States, it is believed, was produced at ... In 1808 he manufactured a piece of black broadcloth of 13 yards, ..."

6. A New System of Mercantile Arithmetic: Adapted to the Commerce of the United by Michael Walsh, Richard Turner (1822)
"John Jones Dr. To broadcloth, for 1 piece, to pay in one month ...... NOTE. The Debtor side of nil accompts of good», ..."

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