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 ?
She had round red arms, a dress of some sober woollen stuff, and a brass brooch the size of a cheese-cake stuck in the front of it.
I was called from these reflections by the sight of a freckled woman with yellow hair and a yellow gown, standing in the porch of the inn, under a dull red lamp swinging there, that looked much like an injured eye, and carrying on a brisk scolding with a man in a purple woollen shirt.
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.
Likewise, have you any woollen stockings to wear, and warm clothes generally?
A year had now elapsed since her sad marriage, but she had preserved sufficient draperies from the wreck of her then full wardrobe to clothe her very charmingly as a simple country girl with no pretensions to recent fashion; a soft gray woollen gown, with white crape quilling against the pink skin of her face and neck, and a black velvet jacket and hat.
I am in the machinery patent line--machinery for the manufacture of woollen goods mostly--and I have a few appointments in London.
I took off my long woollen comforter and wound it around Yulka's throat.
And thirdly, standing on a raised step among the maidens of Haarlem, a beautiful Frisian girl, dressed in fine scarlet woollen cloth, embroidered with silver, and covered with a lace veil, which fell in rich folds from her head-dress of gold brocade; in one word, Rosa, who, faint and with swimming eyes, was leaning on the arm of one of the officers of William.
The dispute between us ended, after that, in my wiping my eyes, like an old fool, with my new woollen waistcoat, and saying I would think about it.
His men cleanse their fingers on their woollen aprons before presuming to touch their foreheads to Mr Boffin or Lady.
When the servants had washed them and anointed them with oil, they brought them woollen cloaks and shirts, and the two took their seats by the side of Menelaus.
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.