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HODDEN (a word of unknown origin)

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 556 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HODDEN (a word of unknown origin), a coarse kind of cloth made of undyed wool, formerly much worn by the peasantry of Scotland. It was usually made on small hand-looms by the peasants themselves. Grey hodden was made by mixing black and white fleeces together in the proportion of one to twelve when weaving.
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