[ koo-teel, -til ]
/ kuˈtil, -ˈtɪl /
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a sturdy fabric constructed of a compactly woven herringbone twill.
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Origin of coutil
1850–55; <French, Old French, equivalent to coutequilt + -il noun suffix
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Example sentences from the Web for coutil
The pardessus has under-fronts of white cambric or coutil, thus presenting precisely the effect of a gentleman's waistcoat.
A combination of silk elastic and coutil is said to be the ideal material from which really comfortable corsets are made.Riding for Ladies|W. A. Kerr