- a coarse homespun cloth produced in Scotland: hodden grey is made by mixing black and white wools
C18: Scottish, of obscure origin
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Examples from the Web for hodden
"The way of the transgressor is hard," he whispered in a tone too low for Hodden to hear.
And when you have become acquainted with Mr. Hodden, I want you to introduce him to me.
Mr. Hodden quickly found that the appeal to Cæsar was not well timed.
When it was placed in the passage, Hodden entered the room, shut and bolted the door.
Then she said to herself, with a sigh, "I do wish I had bought this book instead of Hodden's."