bolting cloth

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noun

a sturdy fabric, usually of fine silk or nylon mesh, used chiefly in serigraphy, embroidery, and as a foundation fabric for wigs.

Nearby words

  1. bolt-hole,
  2. bolt-on,
  3. boltel,
  4. bolter,
  5. bolthead,
  6. bolton,
  7. boltonia,
  8. boltrope,
  9. boltzmann,
  10. boltzmann constant

Origin of bolting cloth

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325

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