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[mass noun] Strong woollen twill used especially for making trousers.
- ‘It's a traditional hunting coat in cavalry twill with all wool tattersall check lining.’
- ‘Cotton is imported from the mainland, Pakistan and India, and specialty weaves include dobby corduroy and cavalry twill.’
- ‘Surely, there is no sight more moving than a man and three square yards of carefully tailored cavalry twill moving in perfect harmony.’
- ‘We specify a superior 11-oz. 100% cotton cavalry twill that's plenty hardy, and crisp enough to take you from job site to boardroom (especially paired with our Presentation Jacket, Item 85373).’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.