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broadcloth (plural broadcloths)
- A dense, plain woven cloth, usually made of cotton or a cotton blend.
- (historical) 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. (reference: broadcloth in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)