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What is "Oxford Weave" - Definition & Explanation

A modification of plain weave in which two warp yarns weave together as one.
A group of cotton or man-made fabrics made with a modified plain weave or basket weave. Mainly used as shirting material.

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Break a temporary interference with the growth of the wool, causing a marked thinning of all or a proportion of the fibre population, and producing distinct weaknesses in one part of the staple. It...

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