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A heavy cotton cloth in a coarse basket weave.
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(Textiles) a heavy cotton fabric of basket weave, used mainly for bedspreads
[C19: so called because a similar material was used for making monks' habits]
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a heavy cotton fabric in a basket weave used for curtains, bedspreads, etc.
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