manchester

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After the city of Manchester, England, once an important centre for the manufacture of cotton textile goods.

Noun[edit]

manchester ‎(uncountable)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand, uncountable) Household linen.
    • 2003 September 24, Thomas 'bacco|007' Baxter, “lyrics in song in K-Mart ad”, in aus.tv, Usenet[1]:
      Target www.target.com.au has an extensive range of quality on-trend fashionable apparel and accessories, the latest designs in homewares, including manchester, bed linen and décor, cosmetics, fragrances, health and beauty products and a full range of toys, games and entertainment.
  2. (uncountable) A type of velveteen cloth; cotton velveteen.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the city Manchester.

Noun[edit]

manchester c

  1. corduroy (textile)

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