Translation: from english

saxony cloth

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  • Saxony — Sax o*ny, n. [So named after the kingdom of Saxony, reputed to produce fine wool.] 1. A kind of glossy woolen cloth formerly much used. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Saxony yarn, or flannel made of it or similar yarn. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saxony — SAXONY, SAXONIES A Yorkshire cloth, used for cheap dress goods, made from wool and cotton mixture yarns, usually dyed. A Saxony woollen is a tweed fabric made from botany yarns in many qualities for fine suitings and dresses and is a good quality …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Saxony Finish — A woollen finish which is more or less close and is not a clear finish, but the cloth has a short pile of fibre left on the face. The operations consist of fulling, rolling, stretching, gigging, shearing, brushing and pressing …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Saxony Gauze — A fine woollen plain weave cloth used for underwear; it had few ends and picks in order to give a porous fabric and was made for people with tender skin …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • saxony — [ saks(ə)ni] noun a fine kind of wool. ↘a fine quality cloth made from this wool. Origin C19: from Saxony, a large region of Germany …   English new terms dictionary

  • saxony — /ˈsæksəni/ (say saksuhnee) noun 1. a fine woollen yarn for knitting, etc., originally made from the wool of sheep raised in Saxony, Germany. 2. cloth made from this yarn …   Australian English dictionary

  • Saxony — n. 1 a fine kind of wool. 2 cloth made from this. Etymology: Saxony in Germany f. LL Saxonia (as SAXON) …   Useful english dictionary

  • saxony — fine soft woollen fabric Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Fabric and Cloth — This is a rather odd category, listing 269 names of kinds of fabric and cloth. There is an enormous variety in fabrics, with many different national, historical and regional varieties. It is interesting to note, however, that almost all of the… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Saxonies — SAXONY, SAXONIES A Yorkshire cloth, used for cheap dress goods, made from wool and cotton mixture yarns, usually dyed. A Saxony woollen is a tweed fabric made from botany yarns in many qualities for fine suitings and dresses and is a good quality …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

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