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What is "Duvetyn" - Definition & Explanation

Medium to heavy weight twill fabric with a soft, short nap covering the weave. It has a sueded, velvety hand. Originally made of wool or wool blends but may be of cotton or other fibers. Used in suits, coats, millinery.

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