Cowichan

cowichan

Cowichan | Thing | A woolen sweater made by the Cowichan people of Vancouver Island. The term gained international recognition when the Hudson’s Bay Company outsourced the manufacturing of a traditional Cowichan design for the 2010 Olympics. Also, the Big Lebowski wore one.

Usage | “I wish I still had my Cowichan from when I was a kid.”explore-the-lexicon

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