coutil

[ koo-teel, -til ]
/ kuˈtil, -ˈtɪl /
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noun

a sturdy fabric constructed of a compactly woven herringbone twill.

Origin of coutil

1850–55; < French, Old French, equivalent to coute quilt + -il noun suffix
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Examples from the Web for coutil

  • A combination of silk elastic and coutil is said to be the ideal material from which really comfortable corsets are made.