Meaning of bridgwater in English:

bridgwater

(also bridgewater)

Pronunciation /ˈbrɪdʒwɔːtə/

noun

historical
  • A woollen cloth originally manufactured in the town of Bridgwater in Somerset, south-west England. Chiefly as a count noun: a variety or length of this.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Arnold (d. c1521), merchant and chronicler. From Bridgwater (formerly also Bridgewater), the name of a town in Somerset, south-west England.