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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.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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