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 (trĭk′ə-tēn′, trē′kə-)
A sturdy worsted fabric with a double twill, used for dresses and suits.

[French, from tricot, tricot; see tricot.]
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(ˌtrɪkəˈtiːn; ˌtriː-)
(Textiles) a twill-weave woollen fabric resembling gabardine
[C20: from French; see tricot]
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