woollen


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wool·len

 (wo͝ol′ən)
adj. & n.
Variant of woolen.

woollen

(ˈwʊlən) or

woolen

adj
(Textiles) relating to or consisting partly or wholly of wool
n (often plural)
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a garment or piece of cloth made wholly or partly of wool, esp a knitted one
2. (Textiles) a woollen fabric
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woollen - 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.woollen - of or related to or made of wool; "a woolen sweater"
Translations
صوفيصُوفيّ
vlněný
ulden
villa-
vunen
ullar-, úr ull
毛織りの
양모의
ylle-
ทำจากขนสัตว์
вовняний
làm bằng len

woollen

woolen (US) [ˈwʊlən]
A. ADJde lana
B. woollens NPLgéneros mpl de lana
C. CPD woollen industry Nindustria f de la lana

woollen

[ˈwʊlən] (British) woolen (US)
adj
[socks, blanket, jacket, trousers, hat, scarf] → de laine
[industry] → lainier/ière; [mill, factory] → de laine woollens
npllainages mpl

woollen

, (US) woolen
adjWoll-; (= made of wool also)wollen, aus Wolle; woollen blanketWolldecke f
n woollens
pl (= garments)Wollsachen pl, → Stricksachen pl; (= fabrics, blankets)Wollwaren pl

woollen

woolen (Am) [ˈwʊlən]
1. adj (cloth, dress) → di lana; (industry) → della lana
2. woollens nplindumenti mpl di lana

wool

(wul) noun, adjective
(of) the soft hair of sheep and some other animals, often made into yarn etc for knitting or into fabric for making clothes etc. I wear wool in winter; knitting-wool; a wool blanket.
ˈwoollen adjective
made of wool. a woollen hat.
ˈwoollens noun plural
clothes (especially jumpers etc) made of wool. Woollens should be washed by hand.
ˈwoolly adjective
1. made of, or like, wool. a woolly jumper/rug.
2. (also ˌwoolly-ˈheaded) (of a person) vague or hazy. She's too woolly(-headed) to be in charge of a department.
nounplural ˈwoollies
a knitted garment.
ˈwoolliness noun
pull the wool over someone's eyes
to deceive someone.

woollen

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 ?
I took off my long woollen comforter and wound it around Yulka's throat.
At your leisure hours, knit children's woollen socks and mittens
Enveloped in their shaggy watch coats, and with their heads muffled in woollen comforters, all bedarned and ragged, and their beards stiff with icicles, they seemed an eruption of bears from Labrador.
And therefore, let not the knights of that honorable company (none of whom, I venture to say, have ever had to do with a whale like their great patron), let them never eye a Nantucketer with disdain, since even in our woollen frocks and tarred trowsers we are much better entitled to st.
He had an old battered-up slouch hat on, and a greasy blue woollen shirt, and ragged old blue jeans britches stuffed into his boot-tops, and home-knit galluses -- no, he only had one.
Ranged on benches down the sides of the room, the eighty girls sat motionless and erect; a quaint assemblage they appeared, all with plain locks combed from their faces, not a curl visible; in brown dresses, made high and surrounded by a narrow tucker about the throat, with little pockets of holland (shaped something like a Highlander's purse) tied in front of their frocks, and destined to serve the purpose of a work- bag: all, too, wearing woollen stockings and country-made shoes, fastened with brass buckles.
The bronze face, the shaggy black hair and beard, the coarse woollen red cap, the rough medley dress of home-spun stuff and hairy skins of beasts, the powerful frame attenuated by spare living, and the sullen and desperate compression of the lips in sleep, inspired the mender of roads with awe.
Since my last return I find the breed is considerably increased, especially the sheep, which I hope will prove much to the advantage of the woollen manufacture, by the fineness of the fleeces.
A coarse woollen petticoat in black and gray stripes, too short by several inches, exposed her legs.
A sailor was rubbing his limbs with a woollen cloth; another, whom he recognized as the one who had cried out "Courage
16} But Telemachus as he lay covered with a woollen fleece kept thinking all night through of his intended voyage and of the counsel that Minerva had given him.
Likewise, have you any woollen stockings to wear, and warm clothes generally?