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worsted

noun wor·sted \ˈws-təd, ˈwər-stəd\

: a type of cloth or yarn made from wool

Full Definition of WORSTED

:  a smooth compact yarn from long wool fibers used especially for firm napless fabrics, carpeting, or knitting; also :  a fabric made from worsted yarns
worsted adjective

Examples of WORSTED

  1. a suit made of worsted

Origin of WORSTED

Middle English, from Worsted (now Worstead), England
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with WORSTED

WORSTED Defined for Kids

worsted

noun wor·sted \ˈws-təd, ˈwərs-\

Definition of WORSTED for Kids

1
:  a smooth yarn spun from long fibers of wool
2
:  a fabric woven from a worsted yarn

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