- A coarse wool cloth.
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The Miller's Tale — For the 1996 rock album, see The Miller s Tale: A Tom Verlaine Anthology. The character Miller from The Miller s Prologue and Tale The Miller s Tale (Middle English: The Milleres Tale) is the second of Geoffrey Chaucer s Canterbury Tales (1380s… … Wikipedia
Falding — A coarse cloth of the frieze type. Chaucers Shipman, in the Canterbury Tales, is described as dressed all in a gown of falding to the knee. It was used for covering furniture in the 14th century, and Mr. Fairholt suggests that a coarse red… … Dictionary of the English textile terms