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Definition: Corduroy is a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs and is usually made of cotton. It is known to be a strong, durable fabric with the cords (wales) being formed by an extra system of filling yarns. The foundation of the fabric can be either a plain or twill weave. Of all cotton fabrics, corduroy is the warmest because its wales form an insulated cushion of air.

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