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(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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|Noun||1.||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