linsey-woolsey


lin·sey–wool·sey

noun \ˌlin-zē-ˈwl-zē\

Definition of LINSEY-WOOLSEY

:  a coarse sturdy fabric of wool and linen or cotton

Origin of LINSEY-WOOLSEY

Middle English lynsy wolsye
First Known Use: 15th century

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