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What is "Saxony" - Definition & Explanation

Originally a high grade coating fabric made from Saxony merino wool raised in Germany.
A soft, heavy luxurious, napped fabric made from fine merino wool originally from Saxony, Germany. Used for coats
A soft tweed fabric of fine wool. Used for sport coats.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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