Woolen
Woolen Wool"en, n. [Written also woollen.] Cloth made of wool; woollen goods. [1913 Webster]

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  • Woolen — Wool en, a. [OE. wollen; cf. AS. wyllen. See {Wool}.] [Written also {woollen}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Made of wool; consisting of wool; as, woolen goods. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to wool or woolen cloths; as, woolen manufactures; a woolen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woolen — [woolən] adj. [ME wullen < OE] 1. made of wool 2. of or relating to wool or woolen cloth n. [pl.] woolen goods or clothing: Also Chiefly Brit. woollen …   English World dictionary

  • woolen — British English woollen, O.E. wullen, from WOOL (Cf. wool) + EN (Cf. en) (2). Related: Woolens; woollens …   Etymology dictionary

  • woolen — I. adjective or woollen Date: before 12th century 1. made of wool 2. of or relating to the manufacture or sale of woolen products < woolen mills > II. noun or woollen Date: 14th century 1. a fabric m …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • woolen — /wool euhn/, n. 1. any cloth of carded wool yarn of which the fibers vary in length: bulkier, looser, and less regular than worsted. 2. woolens, wool cloth or clothing. adj. 3. made or consisting of wool: woolen cloth. 4. of or pertaining to wool …   Universalium

  • woolen — wool•en [[t]ˈwʊl ən[/t]] n. 1) tex any cloth of carded wool yarn of which the fibers vary in length: bulkier, looser, and less regular than worsted 2) tex woolens, wool cloth or clothing 3) tex made or consisting of wool: woolen cloth[/ex] 4) tex …   From formal English to slang

  • Woolen — Woollen (American English: woolen ) is the name of a yarn and cloth usually made from wool. Woollen yarn is known for being light, stretchy, and full of air. It is thus a good insulator, and makes a good knitting yarn. Woollen yarn is in contrast …   Wikipedia

  • Woolen — This is an ancient surname of Olde English pre 7th century origins. It derives from the words woh landa and is topographical for a person who lived at the curved (woh) lands . The precise early meaning is uncertain, but it probably referred to a… …   Surnames reference

  • woolen — wool|en [ wulən ] adjective usually before noun * made from wool: a woolen hat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • woolen — I noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑wool, ↑woollen • Derivationally related forms: ↑woollen (for: ↑woollen) …   Useful english dictionary

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