1) A linen fabric which owes its name to Holland when it was a province in the Netherlands.
1423 pro j linthiamine de panno de Holand usitat, York
1463 3 peces holandcloth
1465 j rowndlet Holland lyne, Hull
c.1537 j Ell fine holandes cloth wrought with gold and sylke in the mydes and euery corner, called a couerpane, Halifax
1568 foure table clothes of Hollande, Healaugh
1667 2 hollan carvatts, one coife one pinner a pair of hollan sleeves, West Riding. Note: 1566 for every Hundred Ells of French or Holland Canvas, Bridlington.