oxford cloth

oxford cloth
noun see oxford

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Oxford (cloth) — Oxford is a type of woven dress shirt fabric, employed to make a particular casual to formal cloth in Oxford shirts. Contents 1 Structure …   Wikipedia

  • oxford cloth — cotton cloth made in a basket weave (often used to make button up shirts) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oxford cloth — noun see oxford II, 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oxford (disambiguation) — Oxford, Oxfordshire, is a city in England, famous for its university, the University of Oxford, which is commonly referred to simply as Oxford as well. Other meanings of Oxford include: Contents 1 Places 1.1 Australia …   Wikipedia

  • oxford — [äks′fərd] n. [after OXFORD] [sometimes O ] 1. a type of low shoe laced over the instep: also oxford shoe 2. a cotton or rayon fabric with a basketlike weave, used for shirts, etc.: also oxford cloth …   English World dictionary

  • oxford — /oks feuhrd/, n. 1. Also called Oxford shoe, Oxford tie. a low shoe laced over the instep. 2. Also called oxford cloth. a cotton or synthetic fabric, in plain, twill, or basket weave, constructed on a pattern of two fine yarns woven as one… …   Universalium

  • oxford — noun 1》 (also oxford cloth) a thick cotton fabric chiefly used to make shirts. 2》 (also oxford shoe) a type of lace up shoe with a low heel. Origin C19: named after the city of Oxford …   English new terms dictionary

  • oxford — noun Etymology: Oxford, England Date: 1886 1. a low shoe laced or tied over the instep 2. a soft durable cotton or synthetic fabric made in plain or basket weaves called also oxford cloth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary — of Current English. 1980 …   Wikipedia

  • Cloth of gold — This article is about the fabric. For the snail, see Conus textile. For the 16th century event, see Field of Cloth of Gold. Cloth of gold is a fabric woven with a gold wrapped or spun weft referred to as a spirally spun gold strip . In most cases …   Wikipedia

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