melton

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Etymology[edit]

From Melton Mowbray, where this material was made.

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Noun[edit]

melton (plural meltons)

  1. A tough, short napped material used for making overcoats.
    • 1914, Saki, ‘The Lull’, Beasts and Superbeasts:
      ‘Two of the boys are wearing your Melton overcoat; I hope you don't mind.’

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