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Line breaks: loden
Pronunciation: /ˈləʊd(ə)n

Definition of loden in English:


[mass noun]
1A thick waterproof woollen cloth: [as modifier]: a loden cape
More example sentences
  • The wetter-fleck, a long loden cape, is also still worn, as are knickers of elk hide or wool.
  • I have worn a Fjällraven loden jacket for over twelve years.
1.1The dark green colour typical of loden cloth.
Example sentences
  • The shirt is available in chamois or loden colors.


early 20th century: from German Loden.

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