A coarse linen cloth manufactured in the north of The united kingdomt as well as in Scotland, later on changed by calico.
A coarse linen cloth built in the north of England and in Scotland, now nearly replaced by calico.
a very good and coarse linen fabric, used, before the introduction of machine-woven cotton cloth, for purposes not calling for fine linen. Yorkshire and also the south of Scotland were the main locations of the make during the eighteenth century.
In modern-day use, a coarse cotton fiber fabric made to imitate the linen cloth of the identical title.