- noun a tough woven fabric with prominent ridges.OriginC19: named after Bedford in central England.
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Bedford cord — Bedford cord, named after the town of Bedford in England, is a heavy fabric with a lengthwise ribbed weave that resembles corduroy. Trousers made with Beford cord are sometimes called Bedford cords … Wikipedia
Bedford cord — n. [? after BEDFORD or NEW BEDFORD] a heavy cloth with vertical ribs, like corduroy … English World dictionary
bedford cord — /bɛdfəd ˈkɔd/ (say bedfuhd kawd) noun 1. a fabric, especially wool, woven to give a distinctive lengthwise or diagonal corded effect. 2. (plural) trousers made from this material. Also, Bedford cord … Australian English dictionary
Bedford cord — noun Etymology: perhaps from New Bedford, Massachusetts Date: 1862 a clothing fabric with lengthwise ribs that resembles corduroy; also the weave used in making this fabric … New Collegiate Dictionary
Bedford cord — n. a tough woven fabric having prominent ridges, similar to corduroy. Etymology: Bedford in S. England … Useful english dictionary
Bedford cord — cotton, worsted, rayon, or silk, distinctively woven for a lengthwise, corded effect. [1860 65] * * * … Universalium
Bedford Cords — Fabrics having cords or ribs in the direction of the warp produced by interweaving the weft in plain or twill order with alternate groups of warp threads. The ribs may be emphasised by the addition of wadding or stuffing warp threads. Generally… … Dictionary of the English textile terms
Bedford (disambiguation) — Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire. It may also refer to: Settlements called Bedford In Australia*Bedford, Western AustraliaIn Canada*Bedford, Nova Scotia *Bedford, Ontario (Durham Region) *Bedford, Ontario (Frontenac County) *Bedford… … Wikipedia
Bedford Cloth — A kind of russel cord of all wool. Used as dress goods and is a variety of French woollen poplin. Mostly in drab colour … Dictionary of the English textile terms
London Cord — A satin faced Bedford cord fabric on six picks as the weave shown. This brings the face threads to the top giving better wear and appearance; s show cutting ends, plain weave, full squares are face ends, and / s show the wadding ends (see Bedford … Dictionary of the English textile terms