felted

adjective

felt·​ed ˈfel-təd How to pronounce felted (audio)
1
: made of or into felt
felted fabric
2
: covered with felt or a feltlike material
… wooden stands with silver rims and felted bases …S. M. Tritton

Examples of felted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nuno Felted Scarf Class at The Tin Thimble The class will explore making a felted fabric with natural fibers including wool, mohair, silk and angora. Sacramento Bee, 6 Sep. 2014 Once its steel fittings were in place, the stand reached just above my navel, with a felted catch-all tray at the top, the hanger directly below, a felted trouser bar under that, and an elevated shoe rack formed by the four wooden beams at its base. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 17 Oct. 2023 The South African designer Lukhanyo Mdingi makes matching jackets and joggers for people of indeterminate gender out of felted mohair, wool and acrylic, with scarves that double as body shawls. Seph Rodney, New York Times, 29 June 2023 Joseph renders family photos in felted wool, remaking them as both more traditional and less precise. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 5 May 2023 Here, Hong shares his shopping wishlist for spring, from a Junya Watanabe pompom beanie to a black felted Comme des Garçons blazer. Monica Kim, Vogue, 17 Feb. 2023 These pretty felted ornaments are adorned with tiny gold beads, adding just the right amount of sparkle. Arricca Elin Sansone, Woman's Day, 5 Dec. 2022 Made of 100% New Zealand wool that’s tightly hand-rolled, felted, and free of fillers, these wool dryer balls are long-lasting and durable. Erica Reagle, Better Homes & Gardens, 18 Nov. 2022 It's actually made with a felted merino wool for a not-so-bulky warming element. Vanessa Powell, Men's Health, 28 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of felted was in the 14th century

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“Felted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/felted. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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