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What is "Backed Fabric" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric woven with an extra set of yarns, either warp or weft, to add weight and/or strength.
Cloth that has been woven an extra set of yarns in either warp or filling but not both. Fairly inexpensive construction used in coats, suits

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