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What is "Abbot" - Definition & Explanation

Also called Monk's cloth. A heavy, rough surfaced, hardwearing, loosely woven, basket weave fabric in solid colours. Sometimes stripes or plaids are woven into the fabric. Made of cotton or linen. It tends to lose shape under pressure, due to the looseness of weave. Use confined to curtains, loose covers, etc.

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