Pronunciation: (pē'tur-shum, -sham"), [key]
1. a heavy woolen cloth for men's overcoats and other bulky outerwear.
2. a coat or jacket made of this cloth.
3. a corded material for hatbands, the insides of belts, etc.
4. a narrow belting for the tops of skirts.
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