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or duf·fle  (dŭf′əl)
1. A blanket fabric made of low-grade woolen cloth with a nap on both sides.
2. Clothing and other personal gear carried by a camper.
3. A duffel bag.

[Dutch, after Duffel, a town in Belgium.]


(ˈdʌfəl) or


1. (Textiles) a heavy woollen cloth with a thick nap
2. chiefly US and Canadian equipment or supplies, esp those of a camper
[C17: after Duffel, Belgian town]


or duf•fle

(ˈdʌf əl)

1. a camper's clothing and equipment.
2. a coarse woolen cloth having a thick nap, used for coats, blankets, etc.
[1640–50; after Duffel, a town near Antwerp]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duffel - a large cylindrical bag of heavy clothduffel - a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth; for carrying personal belongings
drawstring bag - a bag that is closed at the top with a drawstring
2.duffel - a coarse heavy woolen fabric
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"


duffel bag
nMatchbeutel or -sack m
duffel coat
nDufflecoat m


duffle [ˈdʌfl] nmontgomery m inv
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