Pronunciation: (den'um), [key]
1. a heavy, Z-twist, twill cotton for jeans, overalls, and other work and leisure garments.
2. a similar fabric of finer quality, for covering cushions, furniture, etc.
3. denims, (used with a pl. v.) a garment, esp. trousers or overalls, made of denim.
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