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

  • adj. Made with narrow wales: pinwale corduroy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A corduroy fabric having narrow ribs


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  • Once I hit New York City as a fledgling magazine editor, I fell upon my favorite to date: a slim-fitting pinwale two-piece the color of a dusted Krön truffle, at the Upper East Side outpost of Holland & Holland.

    Brown Magic

  • Getty Images At the premiere of his new movie, " Due Date, " actor and comedian Zach Galifianakis sported a chocolate pinwale three-piece suit.

    Corduroy Gets Chic

  • Earlier this month, at the premiere of his new movie, "Due Date," the burly actor and comedian Zach Galifianakis looked charming and quite contained in a chocolate pinwale three-piece suit.

    Wale Watch

  • I do have some gorgeous cherry-on-black Kaufman pinwale cord that's begging to be made into a dress, but I can't even seem to decide which dress to make.

    Spring spring spring spring spring spring spring - A Dress A Day

  • I have those sometimes - like the one I had last night about pinwale cord, and the one a whiloe ago about finding the perfect striped knit.

    Fabric Week Friday - A Dress A Day

  • I once made a red pinwale corduroy dress western styleand loved it so much I wore it out.

    Please pass the mustard. - A Dress A Day

  • I made most of my clothes in high school same years as well rounded dresser and my favorite was a red pinwale corduroy jacket and skirt.

    Turkey Dress - A Dress A Day

  • Favourite shirt: Cherry-red pinwale cord from 16-26.

    The air itself cries out.

  • I also received my latest fabric. com order and my favorite was their pinwale printed stretch corduroy which I decided to try.

    Yarn Crawl

  • And finish the outfit off with a pair of dark denim jeans (navy or black, if you like this Fall's black jeans trend) or even pinwale cords.

    Omiru: Style for All


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