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1homespun

adjective home·spun \-ˌspən\

: plain and simple

Full Definition of HOMESPUN

1
a :  spun or made at home
b :  made of homespun
2
:  simple, homely <homespun philosophy>

Examples of HOMESPUN

  1. People enjoy his folksy, homespun manner.
  2. <dispenses his homespun philosophy of life in a weekly newspaper column>

First Known Use of HOMESPUN

1591

Other Household Terms

cruet, curiosity, duvet, fiasco, sham, taper, valance, whatnot

2homespun

noun

Definition of HOMESPUN

:  a loosely woven usually woolen or linen fabric originally made from homespun yarn

First Known Use of HOMESPUN

1607

Other Household Terms

cruet, curiosity, duvet, fiasco, sham, taper, valance, whatnot

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