Definition of wale in English:
1A ridge on a textured woven fabric such as corduroy.
- Liberty, a firm based in the United Kingdom, has begun printing on fine wale lightweight corduroy, noted Ed Harding, the firm's U.S. agent.
- Tailored of fine thin-wale corduroy this smooth cotton sport shirt from Martin Gordon offers a modern take on a classic fabric.
- In case of Corduroy, we will use, either 8 wale corduroy (about 320 gsm), or 14 wale corduroy (about 300 gsm) in 100% cotton or cotton/spandex blend.
Late Old English walu 'stripe, weal'.
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