Duffel Duf"fel, n. [D. duffel, from Duffel, a town not far from Antwerp.] 1. A kind of coarse woolen cloth, having a thick nap or frieze. [Written also {duffle}.] [1913 Webster]

Good duffel gray and flannel fine. -- Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

2. Outfit or suppplies, collectively; kit. [Colloq., U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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