Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A plain or twilled woolen or cotton cloth used for suits.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A woolen cloth about 30 inches in width, used for men's wear; specifically, a twilled cloth of the above description, used principally for trousers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A thin, twilled, woolen cloth, used for men's garments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Obsolete spelling of cashmere.
  • noun A thin, lightweight twilled woolen fabric, also spelled kerseymere.
  • noun An inexpensive version of this fabric, made with a cotton warp and a wool weft.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Variant of cashmere.]

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