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Duck is once known as a fabric lighter than canvas, today a duck considered being a synonym for canvas or plain weave cotton made from a medium to coarse yarns.

Dummy shuttle loom

The dummy-shuttle type makes use of a dummy shuttle, a projectile that contains no weft but that passes through the shed in the manner of a shuttle.


Dungaree comes from the Hindi word used to describe the trousers worn by sailors from the Indian port of Dungri many years ago.