duffel

or duf·fle

[ duhf-uhl ]
/ ˈdʌf əl /

noun

a camper's clothing and equipment.
a coarse woolen cloth having a thick nap, used for coats, blankets, etc.

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Origin of duffel

First recorded in 1640–50; after Duffel, a town near Antwerp
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British Dictionary definitions for duffel

duffel

duffle

/ (ˈdʌfəl) /

noun

a heavy woollen cloth with a thick nap
mainly US and Canadian equipment or supplies, esp those of a camper

Word Origin for duffel

C17: after Duffel, Belgian town
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