Meaning of MELTON in English


/mel"tn/ , n.

a heavily fulled cloth, often of wool, tightly constructed and finished with a smooth face concealing the weave, used for overcoats, hunting jackets, etc. Also called melton cloth .

[ 1815-25; after Melton Mowbray, town in Leicestershire, England ]

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