- a coarse homespun cloth produced in Scotland: hodden grey is made by mixing black and white wools
C18: Scottish, of obscure origin
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Examples from the Web for hodden
When it was placed in the passage, Hodden entered the room, shut and bolted the door.
The arrival of the ticket was quickly followed by the advent of Mr. Hodden himself.
Mr. Hodden quickly found that the appeal to Cæsar was not well timed.
And when you have become acquainted with Mr. Hodden, I want you to introduce him to me.
"You are very kind," said Hodden, but he did not make any show of declining the offer.