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[mass noun] A rough, loosely woven fabric.
- ‘During the intervals we sing folk songs to our public, show the pieces of craft work done in Sárköz, their folkweave, ceramic stuff.’
- ‘Similar to these, however, with a more pronounced width are shalvars - baggy trousers, made of white or black folkweave woolen fabric.’
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