Definitions

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  • n. A frieze or rough-napped cloth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A frieze or rough-napped cloth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of frieze or rough-napped cloth, supplied probably from the north of Europe.

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Examples

  • I set you down in my shop at Norwich you might scarce tell fustian from falding, and know little difference between the velvet of Genoa and the three-piled cloth of Bruges.

    The White Company

  • By my troth! if they were my subjects they would be glad enough to wear falding and leather ere I had done with them.

    The White Company

  • "Wrong! why he hath stolen every plack of clothing off my back, if that be a wrong, and hath left me here in this sorry frock of white falding, so that I have shame to go back to my wife, lest she think that I have donned her old kirtle.

    The White Company

  • "I doubt not that if I set you down in my shop at Norwich you might scarce tell fustian from falding, and know little difference between the velvet of Genoa and the three-piled cloth of Bruges.

    The White Company

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