A kind of linen, of which the name is derived from the tribe which produced it, the Cadurci
in Guienne. It was much used for bed-clothing, but also for garments, bandages, and tents. See
Plin. H. N. xix. 13.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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