wincey


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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. She wore a faded brown sailor hat and beneath the hat, extending down her back, were two braids of very thick, decidedly red hair.
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.
Mainly because the accepted way of asking favour is slooowly say need to ask a favour in really wincey, screwed-upface way, like it's definitely going to be a nightmare and then leave a reality-TV-winner-announcementlength gap before saying what it is.
|| Left, Tyne Tees weather girl, Wincey Willis, 1983, the year she moved to TV-am; right, Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon at Newcastle Airport, 1984.
"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.
WINCEY A Type of cloth B Intense pain C Crank of a wooden wheel who am I?
Ant: Dec's was the TV-am weather girl Wincey Willis.
Kathy also had a short stint as Tyne Tees weather girl after the famous Wincey Willis quit to take a job at TV-am in 1983.
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.