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n. pl. cal·a·man·coes
A glossy fabric of wool or a wool blend, traditionally having a checked pattern on one side.
[Perhaps from Spanish calamaco, from Late Latin calamaucus, felt cap.]
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(Textiles) a glossy woollen fabric woven with a checked design that shows on one side only
[C16: of unknown origin]
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