hoddin (ˈhɒdɪn)


a coarse homespun cloth produced in Scotland: hodden grey is made by mixing black and white wools

Word Origin for hodden

C18: Scottish, of obscure origin
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Examples from the Web for hodden

Historical Examples of 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."