Definition of penistone in English:

penistone

Line breaks: peni|stone
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛnɪstən
 
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noun

[mass noun]
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’.

Origin

mid 16th century: from the name of a town in south Yorkshire, where the cloth was made.

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