Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A blanket fabric made of low-grade woolen cloth with a nap on both sides.
  • n. Clothing and other personal gear carried by a camper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A kind of coarse woolen cloth, having a thick nap or frieze.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of coarse woolen cloth, having a thick nap or frieze.
  • n. Outfit or suppplies, collectively; kit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See duffle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a coarse heavy woolen fabric
  • n. a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth; for carrying personal belongings

Etymologies

Dutch, after Duffel, a town of northern Belgium.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Belgian town of Duffel. (Wiktionary)

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