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broadcloth vs. poplin

[ brawd-klawth, -kloth ]
  1. a closely woven dress-goods fabric of cotton, rayon, silk, or a mixture of these fibers, having a soft, mercerized finish and resembling poplin.
  2. a woolen or worsted fabric constructed in a plain or twill weave, having a compact texture and lustrous finish.
  3. any fabric woven on a wide loom.
[ pop-lin ]
  1. a finely corded fabric of cotton, rayon, silk, or wool, for dresses, draperies, etc.

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