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Hodden grey

Posted by R. Berg on April 08, 2001

In Reply to: Cat posted by doodle on April 07, 2001

: Can you help me with the meaning of " a cat may look at a king"

Before anybody asks: Hodden grey is an undyed, coarse woolen cloth "often taken as the typical garb of homely rusticity" (Oxford English Dictionary).