Definition of penistone in English:

penistone

noun

  • [mass noun] A kind of coarse woollen cloth formerly used for making clothes.

    • ‘Penistone had acquired a name for a special kind of wool product called a ‘Penistone’.’
    • ‘Traditionally the wool was used to make a length of cloth called a ‘Penistone’.’

Origin

Mid 16th century: from the name of a town in south Yorkshire, where the cloth was made.

Pronunciation:

penistone

/ˈpɛnɪstən/