broadcloth


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a densely textured woolen fabric with a lustrous finish

a closely woven silk or synthetic fabric with a narrow crosswise rib

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The black broadcloth coat invested his person with a character of austere decency--something recalling a missionary.
To this I added a very handsome present of some Italian silks for his wife and two daughters, for such the captain's son informed me he had; with two pieces of fine English broadcloth, the best I could get in Lisbon, five pieces of black baize, and some Flanders lace of a good value.
With that, he put his hand, very much to John Willet's horror, on the guest's fine broadcloth sleeve, and led him stealthily to the back window.
The Patriarchs were not dressed in bottle-green broadcloth, and yet his clothes looked patriarchal.
Though he knew not that I had the least design of giving him anything, he sent me on board a present of fresh provisions, wine, and sweetmeats, worth about thirty moidores, including some tobacco, and three or four fine medals of gold: but I was even with him in my present, which, as I have said, consisted of fine broadcloth, English stuffs, lace, and fine holland; also, I delivered him about the value of one hundred pounds sterling in the same goods, for other uses; and I obliged him to set up the sloop, which I had brought with me from England, as I have said, for the use of my colony, in order to send the refreshments I intended to my plantation.
They were so strict with us as to landing any goods, that it was with extreme difficulty that I got on shore three bales of English goods, such as fine broadcloths, stuffs, and some linen, which I had brought for a present to my partner.
He was dressed in a heavy broadcloth frock coat and waistcoat, with light-coloured trousers, and immaculate collar and cuffs.
Tulliver had said that he was going to send Tom to the Lord Chancellor; for uncle Pullet belonged to that extinct class of British yeoman who, dressed in good broadcloth, paid high rates and taxes, went to church, and ate a particularly good dinner on Sunday, without dreaming that the British constitution in Church and State had a traceable origin any more than the solar system and the fixed stars.
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in dark Broadcloth alone against that wind without A flinch--black hair and eyes-- charcoal mustache-- The face too white--soft collar wide and rolled Like scribblers' in a boulevard cafe.
Only a few of these early associations were organized "out of broadcloth.
Women's Broadcloth Slips that you have sold thousands of dozens of at 25 cents each, today's price $2.
Lincoln's black broadcloth suit, new at his second inauguration, was covered in mould.
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