cadet cloth


noun

a heavy woolen cloth of double-cloth construction and bluish-gray color, used especially for uniforms at military schools.

Nearby words

  1. cadent,
  2. cadent house,
  3. cadential,
  4. cadenza,
  5. cadet,
  6. cadette,
  7. cadge,
  8. cadger,
  9. cadgy,
  10. cadi

Origin of cadet cloth

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80

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