What is piled fabric?
What is a cloth that starts with the letter z?
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What are the different kinds of cloth?
There are hundreds of different kinds of cloth. I'm just going to name the most widely used/distributed types of cloth and their distinguishing features (their texture; what they're made of) aerophane: thin, crinkled, semi-transparent fabric. alpaca: fine wool made from alpaca hair. angora: silk-like fabric made from wool of angora goats. ardass: fine silk. arrasene: embroidery fabric of wool or silk. atlas: rich satin fabric. baft: cheap, coarse cotton fabric. baize: coarse napped cotton or wool fabric. balbriggan: knitted cotton fabric. baldachin: rich embroidered silk and gold fabric. balzarine: light cotton dress material. barege: gauzy fabric of silk, cotton, wool, or worsted. barracan: fine silk cloth. barras: coarse linen fabric. barrateen: some kind of fabric. borato: thin fabric. boucle': fabric of uneven looped yarn. brilliantine: light lustrous cotton and worsted fabric. broadcloth: dense twilled wool or worsted fabric. bump: coarse cotton fabric. bunting: light, loosely-woven fabric used for flags. burlap: coarse, plain-woven jute or hemp fabric. calico: plain white cotton. camlet: strong, waterproof silk or wool fabric. canque: Chinese cotton fabric. cashmere: soft, twilled fabric made of fine goat's wool. cashmerette: soft imitation of cashmere. cambric: fine, thin, white cotton or linen fabric. challis: soft, lightweight silk, wool or cotton fabric. chambray: lightweight fabric with colored warp and white filling. chamois: cotton fabric made in imitation of chamois leather. charmeuse: soft and satiny silk fabric. chiffon: sheer silk fabric. cire: fabric with a glazed finish. cordovan: soft goatskin leather. corduroy: durable cotton-piled fabric with vertical ribs. crash: coarse drapery and towelling fabric. crin: horsehair fabric. cypress: sillk or cotton gauze fabric, usually black. denim: firm and durable twilled cotton. duffel: fabric of thick, low-quality woolen cloth. dungaree: heavy, coarse, durable twilled cotton, usually colored. flannel: light woolen fabric. gambroon: twilled and worsted cloth. georgette: thin silk. gingham: striped cotton cloth. grenadine: thin silk. harn: coarse linen. holland: coarse, plain-woven cotton or linen. hopsack: rough-surfaced loose fabric. houndstooth: fabric with an irregular checked pattern. jean: durable, twilled cotton material. jersey: plain, weft-knitted fabric of wool, cotton, nylon or silk. kalamkari: fabric colored by repeated dying. kelt: coarse fabric of black and white wool. khaddar: homespun cotton cloth. kincob: embroidered silk with gold and silver threads. lame': fabric in which metallic threads are interwoven. lasting: sturdy cotton or worsted cloth. lockram: coarse linen. lustring: glossy silk. lutestring: plain glossy silk. mackintosh: lightweight, rubberized, waterproof cotton. madras: fine, plain-woven cotton or silk. messaline: soft, lightweight silk with a cotton weave. mockado: inferior quality woollen fabric. mogadore: ribbed silk used for making neckties. mohair: fabric made from silky hair of angora goats. moire: watered silk. moleskin: heavy, durable cotton. muslin: plain-woven fine cotton. musterdevillers: archaic mixed grey woollen cloth. needlecord: thinly ribbed cotton. organdie: fine, translucent cotton. organza: transparent, thin silk or nylon. ottoman: heavy clothing fabric with crosswise ribs. oxford: soft, durable plain-woven cotton. paisley: soft wool fabric with ornamental pattern. russet: coarse homespun cloth. satin: closely woven silk with lustrous face. satinet: thin silk satin or imitation thereof. scarlet: fine cloth. terry: piled fabric consisting of uncut loops. ticking: strong linen or cotton fabric used for matress and pillow cases. tiffany: transparent, silk-like, gauzy fabric. tricot: plain knitted silk or woollen fabric. tricotine: double-twilled worsted fabric. tweed: rough twilled wool. twill: any diagonally woven fabric. velvet: soft piled fabric of silk, cotton or synthetic material. velvetine: cotton with silk pile. whipcord: fabric with bold twill used for making dresses. worcester: fine wool. worsted: fine, closely-woven wool. zanella: mixed twilled umbrella fabric. zephyr: lightweight wool or worsted fabric; the west wind.