American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A durable, water-repellent, coarse woolen fabric used chiefly for coats and jackets.
- n. A deep olive green.
- n. A thick waterproof cloth used for garments.
- n. A dark green colour, like that of loden cloth.
- adj. Of a dark green colour, like that of loden cloth.
- From German Loden. (Wiktionary)
- German, coarse fabric, from Middle High German lode, from Old High German lodo. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“It had a Red Riding Hood thing going, with models dressed in loden and purple, dressed for a hunt in the forrest.”
“It included a rusty brown outerwear jacket with detachable fur-edged hood; a sleek charcoal cashmere round-necked dress with three-quarter-length sleeves; a loden green zipped jacket worn over a pencil skirt; a navy, three - quarter-length coat with an off-side zipper that was so "Jackie" and wearable and chic.”
“The first thing you notice is Isaac's great sense of color: luscious deep red, tangerine, pinkberry, loden, beautiful shades of blue and gold.”
“Evenings are rife with simple black dressing, but day calls for entrance-making loden jackets, cinched at the waist and accented with a puff of fur or a rhinestone-embellished belt.”
“Yes, loden green and navy blue will be standing front and center on your rack, and they are ideal investments—very slimming too.”
“He is wearing his loden coat, one of those hooded Tyrolean things of coarse cloth with wooden toggles for buttons.”
“Probably not, because her body had been found still wearing that loden coat.”
“She was fully dressed and wearing a green loden coat and she was wrapped in a sheet.”
“Nadine came walking up Clinton Avenue at midnight, wearing her loden coat and her winter cap.”
““Haar,” Papa exhaled, as he saw the gray loden coat of Madame Mallory suddenly disappear around a corner stall.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘loden’.
Vendors can get oddly creative.
A list of words that WWF recognizes as valid - most are unusual words; some are simply high-scoring.
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Looking back over this list, I haven't the slightest idea what mos...
These chromonyms are defined as colors in at least one dictionary (mostly MW3). (Actually there's one fake, for reasons I'll explain someday.) They are all one-word nouns such as "kelly", which can...
fabrics, wools, furs, etc.
A big list of color names for use on wordrainbow.com
Words gathered while reading Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov.
Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
types of fabric
Looking for tweets for loden.