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Why is a sweater called a sweater

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They're called sweaters after being known as "clothing worn to produce sweating and reduce weight," from the late 1800s.

The term 'sweater' was first used around 1828 for "clothing worn to produce sweating and reduce weight", made from yarn or wool.

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