woolen


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wool·en

also wool·len  (wo͝ol′ən)
adj.
1. Made or consisting of wool.
2. Of or relating to the production or marketing of woolen goods.
n. often woolens
Fabric or clothing made from wool.

wool•en

(ˈwʊl ən)

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 or woolen fabrics.
Also, esp. Brit.,wool′len.
[before 1050]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woolen - a fabric made from the hair of sheep
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"
tweed - thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
Adj.1.woolen - of or related to or made of wool; "a woolen sweater"
Translations
vlněný
ulden
villa-
vunen
毛織りの
양모의
volnen
ylle-
ทำจากขนสัตว์
вовняний
làm bằng len

woolen

صُوفيّ vlněný ulden aus Wolle μάλλινος de lana villa- laineux vunen di lana 毛織りの 양모의 wollen ull- wełniany de lã шерстяной ylle- ทำจากขนสัตว์ yünlü làm bằng len 羊毛制的
References in classic literature ?
Her `scribbling suit' consisted of a black woolen pinafore on which she could wipe her pen at will, and a cap of the same material, adorned with a cheerful red bow, into which she bundled her hair when the decks were cleared for action.
In the vestibule of what seemed to be a clothing store, we saw eight or ten wooden dummies grouped together, clothed in woolen business suits and each marked with its price.
She had a little pink sunshade--it kind o' looked like a doll's amberill, 'n' she clung to it like a burr to a woolen stockin'.
Mary had slipped on a woolen wrapper before she left her room and she put a piece of it between his fingers.
In a minute more the first of the female servants made her appearance, with a dingy woolen shawl over her shoulders -- for the March morning was bleak; and rheumatism and the cook were old acquaintances.
He spread the rubber one upon the ground and placed the woolen one about the youth's shoulders.
As the light gleamed among them, Sam saw that they were five stout, desperate-looking fellows, in red woolen caps, with a leader in a three-cornered hat, and that some of them were armed with dirks, or long knives, and pistols.
Fouquet will have it so," replied, as conclusive, the fisherman, taking off his woolen cap at the enunciation of that respected name.
Several pairs of the same sort of foot-wear, an old cap, and some worn-out woolen socks lay on the floor, and black and yellow oilskins swayed to and fro beside the bunks.
These people came to see them without fail every year, usually at the capo d'anno, and of old her aunt used to make them some little present--her aunt and she together: small things that she, Miss Tita, made herself, like paper lampshades or mats for the decanters of wine at dinner or those woolen things that in cold weather were worn on the wrists.
The first of these personages carried in his right hand a sword; the second, two golden keys; the third, a pair of scales; the fourth, a spade: and, in order to aid sluggish minds which would not have seen clearly through the transparency of these attributes, there was to be read, in large, black letters, on the hem of the robe of brocade, MY NAME IS NOBILITY; on the hem of the silken robe, MY NAME IS CLERGY; on the hem of the woolen robe, MY NAME IS MERCHANDISE; on the hem of the linen robe, MY NAME IS LABOR.
So Little John came to where the three youths stood trembling, and, putting his face to the first fellow's cheek as though he were listening to him, he whispered softly into his ear, "Stand still, brother, when thou feelest thy bonds cut, but when thou seest me throw my woolen wig and beard from my head and face, cast the noose from thy neck and run for the woodlands.