Definition of Bedford cord in English:

Bedford cord

Line breaks: Bed|ford cord
Pronunciation: /bɛdfədˈkɔːd


[mass noun]
  • A tough woven fabric with prominent ridges, similar to corduroy.
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    • A slight Bedford cord adds texture and class, while some nylon gives these shorts a shot of durability and quick-dry ability.
    • These reproductions, copied from an original example, are made from Bedford cord.
    • Keep out the cold with our Bedford Cord Jacket featuring a fleece lining, shirt collar and decorative chest pocket.


late 19th century: named after the town of Bedford.

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