A kind of coarse woollen cloth formerly used for making clothes.
More example sentences
- Traditionally the wool was used to make a length of cloth called a ‘Penistone’.
- Penistone had acquired a name for a special kind of wool product called a ‘Penistone’.
mid 16th century: from the name of a town in south Yorkshire, where the cloth was made.
Definition of penistone in:
- The US English dictionary