a strong cotton, wool, or worsted fabric constructed in double twill, used for apparel.
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Also called tricotine.
Origin of cavalry twill
First recorded in 1940–45
Words nearby cavalry twill
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British Dictionary definitions for cavalry twill
a strong woollen twill fabric used for trousers, etc
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