pinwale
adjective Date: 1949 of a fabric made with narrow wales

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pinwale — [pin′wāl΄] adj. having a fine wale, as some corduroy * * * pin·wale (pĭnʹwāl ) adj. Made with narrow wales: pinwale corduroy. * * * …   Universalium

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  • pinwale — noun A corduroy fabric having narrow ribs …   Wiktionary

  • pinwale — pin•wale [[t]ˈpɪnˌweɪl[/t]] adj. tex (of a fabric) having very thin wales • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • pinwale — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective of a fabric : made with extremely narrow wales …   Useful english dictionary

  • pinwale corduroy — /pɪnweɪl ˈkɔdʒərɔɪ/ (say pinwayl kawjuhroy) noun fine, narrowly ridged corduroy. Also, pinwale cord. {pin1 + wale (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • pinwale corduroy — /pin wayl / a lightweight corduroy with very thin wales. [PIN + WALE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pinwale corduroy — /pin wayl / a lightweight corduroy with very thin wales. [PIN + WALE1] …   Useful english dictionary

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