Definition of "wadmal" [wadmal]

  • (noun) Thick coarse heavily napped wool mostly used in winter clothing for the poor.

Use "wadmal" in a sentence

  • ""The women," he said, "have dresses, jackets, and aprons made of a cloth called 'wadmal' which is made in Iceland."
  • "All about are bondsmen's scalps - bald pates, shaved and shining as this morning's spring-ish dew - while we bonded women wear our best and only sheath of wadmal cloth, gray and drab and of a sweaty woolen, with a flaxen kerchief tied around our brows and braids."
  • "Dressed again in wadmal, leather gloves, leather apron, and wooden shoes, beard and mane full of the soot that blackened his skin, the dwarf gripped a piece with tongs and banged it into shape."

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