A fine smooth-faced woolen cloth for men's garments, usually of double width (i.e., a yard and a half); -- so called in distinction from woolens three quarters of a yard wide.
A tightly woven, smooth fabric that is commonly made from cotton and polyester blends.
Tightly woven lustrous cotton cloth with fine imbedded crosswide ribs that resemble poplin. Ribs are finer than those in poplin and broadcloth has more picks. Newest versions today combine yarns blended with polyester and other man-made fibers.