Double Faced

DOUBLE FACED
A term given to fabrics that can be worn with either side on the outside. Many double cloths come in this class.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Double-faced — Dou ble faced , a. 1. Having two faces designed for use; as, a double faced hammer. [1913 Webster] 2. Deceitful; hypocritical; treacherous. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • double-faced — double facedly /dub euhl fay sid lee, fayst /, adv. double facedness, n. /dub euhl fayst /, adj. 1. practicing duplicity; hypocritical. 2. having two faces or aspects. 3. having two usable sides, esp. two sides designed to be used in the same… …   Universalium

  • double-faced — [dub′əl fāst΄] adj. 1. having two faces or aspects 2. having a finished nap on both sides: said of cloth 3. hypocritical; insincere; two faced …   English World dictionary

  • double-faced — adjective 1. (of fabrics) having faces on both sides damask is a double faced fabric • Similar to: ↑reversible, ↑two sided 2. marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • double-faced — adjective Date: 1577 1. hypocritical, two faced 2. a. having two faces or sides designed for use < a double faced bookshelf > b. (also double face) finished on both sides ; reversible used of fabric …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • double-faced — dou′ble faced′ adj. 1) hypocritical; deceitful; two faced 2) having two faces or aspects 3) cvb having two usable sides: double faced adhesive tape[/ex] • Etymology: 1565–75 dou′ble fac′ed•ness ˈfeɪ sɪd , ˈfeɪst n …   From formal English to slang

  • double-faced — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Being or acting so as to conceal one s real intentions: double, double dealing, two faced. See HONEST …   English dictionary for students

  • double-faced — a. Hypocritical, deceitful, knavish, dishonest, false, perfidious, double …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • double faced — having two faces; hypocritical, deceitful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • double-faced — adjective 1》 deceitful. 2》 (of a fabric) finished on both sides …   English new terms dictionary

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