duroy

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Unknown.

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duroy (countable and uncountable, plural duroys)

  1. (historical) A kind of coarse woolen cloth used in 17th century England.
    • 1921, America's Textile Reporter: For the Combined Textile Industries, page 2269:
      the fabrics referred to than the particular constructions or spies which have been submitted, must also be realized that on the duroy fabric, at least, there might a decided variation in the relation advance, due to different methods production.

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