A fine cloth made from the best botany wool.. The warp is set very closely in the reed, 5-end warp satin weave. The twill is not visible owing to the closeness of the weave, and a very smooth, level face is given to the cloth. A soft dress finish is applied. The cloth is shrunk about 33 per cent in, width, thus one woven 86-in. in the loom gives 58-in. finished. A fair sample is made 64 ends and 60 picks per inch, 19's/18's West of England yarns. ————————
The skin of the deer and antelope, and is now rarely seen. Sheepskins finished as chamois leather are now sometimes sold under this name.

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  • doeskin — doèskīn m <G doeskína> DEFINICIJA 1. vrlo mekana koža od koje se ob. izrađuju rukavice; srneća koža 2. dobro vuneno sukno, izrađeno u atlas vezu, upotrebljava se za zimska muška odijela i ogrtače ETIMOLOGIJA engl. doeskin: srneća koža …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Doeskin — Doe skin , n. 1. The skin of the doe. [1913 Webster] 2. A firm woolen cloth with a smooth, soft surface like a doe s skin; made for men s wear. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doeskin — (engl., spr. dō ßkĭn, »Rehfell«), Wollenstoff für Herrenanzüge etc. mit 40–60 Kettenfäden auf 1 cm. Garne: Kette Streichgarn 14–18,000 m, Schuß Streichgarn ca. 12–15,000 m auf 1 kg. Bindung fünfbindiger Atlas, dessen Grat so gelegt ist, daß er im …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Doeskin — (engl., spr. dohskinn, »Rehleder«), ein dünner Buckskin für Herrenanzüge …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • doeskin — [dō′skin΄] n. 1. the skin of a female deer 2. leather made from this or, now usually, from lambskin 3. a fine, soft, smooth woolen cloth with a slight nap, used for suits, sportswear, etc …   English World dictionary

  • doeskin — 1. adjective Manufactured from doeskin. A long knife was in the doeskin belt that supported the doeskin skirt tightly about her lithe limbs. 2. noun a) Leather from the skin of a female deer or sheep …   Wiktionary

  • doeskin — /doh skin /, n. 1. the skin of a doe. 2. leather made from this. 3. doeskins, soft leather gloves made of sheepskin. 4. a closely woven woolen cloth made with a satin or a small twill weave. adj. 5. made of doeskin. [1425 75; late ME doskin. See… …   Universalium

  • Doeskin — Doe|skin ® [ do:skɪn], der; [s] [engl. doeskin, eigtl. = Rehfell]: kräftiger, glatter Wollstoff …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Doeskin — Doe|skin [ do:skin] der; [s] <aus gleichbed. engl. doeskin, eigtl. »Rehfell«> kräftiger, glatter Wollstoff …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • doeskin — [ dəʊskɪn] noun 1》 leather made from the skin of a doe fallow deer. 2》 a fine satin weave woollen cloth resembling doeskin …   English new terms dictionary

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