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What is "Buckskin" - Definition & Explanation

A heavy satin weave fabric, often of fine Merino wool, with a smooth face

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A fabric of worsted, wool, rayon, or blends with synthetics. It has a double twill rib on the face of the cloth with a very clear finish. It drapes well, and tailors easily and is medium in weight....
Strands of YARN that are left threaded through the various parts of a textile machine and to which new strands of YARN to be processed are attached, thus eliminating the necessity for threading the...
A loose, zippered jacket with fitted waist and cuffs, resembling those worn by American bomber pilots in World War II. Can be made from nylon, woven blends or leather. Usually has a fur or pile...
A fine, firmly knit fabric made from cotton and sometimes rayon and nylon in a knitted, double knit construction. It has a very short soft nap and wears well. Nylon chamoisette is more often called...
Linters are the short fibers left on the cotton seed after the longer fibers have been removed. Although the fibers are too short for spinning or cloth making, they are useful in paper pulp. The...

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