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What is "Beaver Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

It is a woolen fabric which is milled and raised. The fabric is made in different weight ranges using backed and double weaves. It is used as an over coating fabric.
Heavily fulled twill wool cotton that resembles the animal of that name. Has softer body and longer nap than kersey and melton. If term is used, it must be referred to as imitation beaver cloth to distinguish it from real beaver fur.
A High Quality, Heavy, Soft Wool Cloth With A Deep, Smooth Nap. Used In Overcoats.
Beaver cloth is a heavy woolen overcoating, napped and pressed down to resemble beaver fur. This fabric is also a plush fabric that is used for hats.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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