from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A soft fabric of silk and cotton, silk and wool, or all wool.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a soft fabric, made from various combinations of wool, silk and cotton, with a lightly ribbed surface
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A soft fabric with a kind of basket weave and a diapered pattern.
The result is cut from black barathea cloth with a very soft shoulder and small shoulder pads to keep a clean line and give some support.
The groom, best-man and ushers, who included Miss Phillips' brother, Peter, wore black morning suits with spongebag trousers, by the bespoke London tailors, Cad & the Dandy, made with black "barathea" cloth sourced from Huddersfield, in a nod to the Tindalls' Yorkshire roots.
Examples include Edwardian and 1920s tailcoats, double breasted overcoats, specialist items like Victorian toppers, classic 1930s double breasted suits and heavy barathea wool evening dress.
Without Title teems with words like “atrorubent,” “barathea,” “Pasiphaean,” “haruspex,”” pleach-toned” and “shotten.”