Definition of cavalry twill in US English:

cavalry twill


  • Strong woolen twill used typically for making pants and sportswear.

    • ‘Cotton is imported from the mainland, Pakistan and India, and specialty weaves include dobby corduroy and cavalry twill.’
    • ‘It's a traditional hunting coat in cavalry twill with all wool tattersall check lining.’
    • ‘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).’


cavalry twill

/ˈkævəlri twɪl//ˈkavəlrē twil/