a cotton, woolen, or worsted cloth of twill weave, the warp being of ply yarns one of which may be white.
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You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?
Also called covert.
Origin of covert cloth
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby covert cloth
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British Dictionary definitions for covert cloth
a twill-weave cotton or worsted suiting fabricSometimes shortened to: covert
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