Definition of hodden in English:

hodden

noun

Northern english, Scottish
  • [mass noun] A coarse woollen cloth.

    • ‘At any rate, all around there are people like them, all part of a modern tribe, a vast nomadic group, mostly young, urban, clever, a little intimidating, given to expensive hodden clothes and rimless glasses.’
    • ‘‘I found,’ he says (speaking of the condition of his own farmers), ‘my few tenants without leases, subject to the blacksmith of the barony; thirled to its mills; wedded to the wretched system of out-field and in; bound to pay kain and to perform personal services; clothed in hodden, and lodged in hovels.’’

Origin

Late 16th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation:

hodden

/ˈhɒd(ə)n/