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What is "Ulster" - Definition & Explanation

A long loose overcoat of Irish origin made of heavy material, as frieze.
A fitted double-breasted coat which has several capes, first made from frieze (coase wool with shaggy mat on one side made in Ulster, Ireland).

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A clearly defined band (q.v.) or bands that run (s) full width across an open-width fabric or spirally in a tubular fabric, and differ (s) in appearance from the adjacent normal fabric as the result...
An imperfection, characterized by a ridge or mark running in the crosswise or lengthwise directions of the fabric. BarrŽs can be caused by tension variations in the knitting process, poor quality...

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