broadcloth

[ brawd-klawth, -kloth ]
/ ˈbrɔdˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ /
|

noun Textiles.

a closely woven dress-goods fabric of cotton, rayon, silk, or a mixture of these fibers, having a soft, mercerized finish and resembling poplin.
a woolen or worsted fabric constructed in a plain or twill weave, having a compact texture and lustrous finish.
any fabric woven on a wide loom.

Origin of broadcloth

First recorded in 1400–50, broadcloth is from the late Middle English word brode clothe. See broad, cloth
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for broadcloth

British Dictionary definitions for broadcloth

broadcloth

/ (ˈbrɔːdˌklɒθ) /

noun

fabric woven on a wide loom
a closely woven fabric of wool, worsted, cotton, or rayon with lustrous finish, used for clothing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012