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What is "Donegal" - Definition & Explanation

A tweed yarn or fabric with different colour neps.
A tweed fabric with thick colored slubs or nubs. Originally a hand-woven woolen fabric made in Donegal Ireland.
Donegal was originally a thick and warm homespun or tweed woven by Irish peasants in Donegal, Ireland. Donegal now describes the wool tweed that has colorful thick slubs woven into the fabric.
A tweed fabric with colorful slubs woven in, used for suits and coats.

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