dowlas

[ dou-luh s ]
/ ˈdaʊ ləs /

noun

a coarse linen or cotton cloth.

Origin of dowlas

1485–95; after Daoulas in Brittany; replacing late Middle English douglas, popular substitution for dowlas
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