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What is "Cavalry Twill" - Definition & Explanation

A firm warp-faced cloth, woven to produce a steep twill effect.
A sturdy woven fabric with a steep pronounced double twill line. Often of cotton or wool but may be any fiber.
A firm warp-faced suiting that has a steep twill weave with double twill lines separated by pronounced grooves that are formed by the weft.
A strong, rugged cloth made with a pronounced raised cord on a 63-degree twill weave. The weaves used for calvary twill and elastique are the same. Cavalry twill has a somewhat coarser rib effect than elastique, which is smoother.
A warp-faced fabric having double twill lines separated by grooves.It is aheavy weight fabric.
A closely woven fabric made with distinct slanted lines in the texture.

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