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wincey

(ˈwɪnsɪ)
n
(Textiles) Brit a plain- or twill-weave cloth, usually having a cotton or linen warp and a wool filling
[C19: of Scottish origin, probably an alteration of woolsey as in linsey-woolsey]
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Noun1.wincey - a plain or twilled fabric of wool and cotton used especially for warm shirts or skirts and pajamas
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Matthew was not looking at her and would not have seen what she was really like if he had been, but an ordinary observer would have seen this: A child of about eleven, garbed in a very short, very tight, very ugly dress of yellowish-gray wincey.
This morning when I left the asylum I felt so ashamed because I had to wear this horrid old wincey dress.
I can see myself, in that dreadful old wincey dress and faded sailor hat, exploring decks and cabins with enraptured curiosity.
And a knitted incey wincey spider, a hideous thing I knitted; she liked that.
Anyone the follow-song John is a Terry TV (Thought The song, which also mentioned former Tyne Tees weather presenter Wincey Willis, became a cult hit but the band disappeared from view very quickly.
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Ant: Dec's was the TV-am weather girl Wincey Willis.
ANSWERS: 1 George Clooney, 2 Andre Agassi, 3 Chris Waddle, 4 Paul McCartney, 5 Bono, 6 Billy Ray Cyrus, 7 Nik Kershaw, 8 Pat Sharp, 9 Michael Bolton, 10 Wincey Willis, 11 Carol Vorderman, 12 Suzi Quatro
Others included Kevin Keatings, now a TV football commentator, Alastair Pirrie, who presented hit TV kids' pop show Razzmatazz with Lisa Stans-eld, former breakfast TV weathergirl Wincey Willis, Recognition PR founder Graham Robb and John Simons, now a respected national radio executive.
Lorraine was joined by friends who she shared a screen with since her first appear ance on TV-am in 1984, including Timmy Mallett, Wincey Willis and Anthea Turner.
She made Evelyn take Wincey for walks, and he had to witness the dog's excretions, much to his annoyance (Alexander Waugh Email).