Viyella


Viyella
Viyella NOUN trademark a fabric made from a twilled mixture of cotton and wool.
ORIGIN from Via Gellia, a valley in Derbyshire.

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  • Viyella — was a blend of wool and cotton first woven in 1893 in England, and soon to be the first branded fabric in the world . [1] It was made of 55 percent merino wool and 45 percent cotton in a twill weave, developed by James and Robert Sissons of… …   Wikipedia

  • Viyella — [vī yel′ə, viyel′ə] [arbitrary coinage] trademark for a soft, light, flannel like fabric made of a blend of lamb s wool and fine cotton n. [occas.v ] this fabric …   English World dictionary

  • Viyella® — /vī elˈə/ noun A fine soft woven fabric made of cotton and wool (also adjective) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Viyella{™} — n [U] the name of a mixture of wool and cotton used in knitting, as well as a type of cloth. Both were made for many years by Coats Viyella, a British clothing and textile company. The company owned the Viyella chain of high street shops in… …   Universalium

  • Viyella — Le Viyella est un tissu pour chemise inventé en 1890 par Henry Ernest Hollins dont la composition se réparti en 55 % de laine mérinos et 45 % de coton à longues fibres. Il est utilisé principalement pour les chemises de la marque… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Viyella — /vuy el euh/, Trademark. a brand of fabric made of cotton and wool in twill weave. Also called Viyella flannel. * * * …   Universalium

  • Viyella — n. trademark of a fabric made of 55% wool and 45% cotton woven in a twill pattern …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Viyella — [vʌɪ ɛlə] noun trademark a fabric made from a twilled mixture of cotton and wool. Origin C19: from Via Gellia, a valley in Derbyshire …   English new terms dictionary

  • viyella — /vaɪˈɛlə / (say vuy eluh) noun (also upper case) a soft fabric made of cotton and wool, used especially for blouses, shirts, and children s clothing. {trademark} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Viyella — noun a fabric made from a twilled mixture of cotton and wool (Freq. 1) • Usage Domain: ↑trademark • Hypernyms: ↑fabric, ↑cloth, ↑material, ↑textile …   Useful english dictionary