a durable, waterproof cloth, especially for outerwear.
apparel made of this material.
a rich fabric of medieval Asia believed to have been made of camel's hair or angora wool.
to decorate (fabric, book edges, etc.) with a colorful, marbled design.
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How to use camlet in a sentence
The camlet Fly—dubbed with dark brown shining camlet, ribbed over with green silk, wings, grey feather of a mallard.
The Ant Fly—dubbed with brown and red camlet mixed, wings, starling's feather, pale.
Cow Dung Fly—dubbed with light brown and yellow camlet mixed, or dirty lemon coloured mohair with the hackle of a landrail.
The evening being warm, I had undressed me and put on a thin camlet surtout over my waistcoat.Grandfather's Chair | Nathaniel Hawthorne
His companion, who appeared a trifle the taller of the two, and equally robust, was wrapped in a cloak of dark green camlet.Windsor Castle | William Harrison Ainsworth
British Dictionary definitions for camlet
a tough waterproof cloth
a garment or garments made from such cloth
a soft woollen fabric used in medieval Asia
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