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woolen

adjective wool·en \ ˈwu̇-lən \
variants: or woollen

Definition of woolen

1 :made of wool
2 :of or relating to the manufacture or sale of woolen products
  • woolen mills

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First Known Use of woolen

before 12th century


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woolen

noun
variants: or woollen

Definition of woolen

1 :a fabric made of wool and especially of woolen yarns having a fuzzy or napped face (as for use in clothing or blankets) — compare worsted
2 :garments of woolen fabric usually used in plural

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First Known Use of woolen

14th century


WOOLEN Defined for English Language Learners

woolen

adjective

Definition of woolen for English Language Learners

  • : made of wool

  • : relating to the business of making cloth from wool


WOOLEN Defined for Kids

woolen

adjective wool·en
variants: or woollen \ˈwu̇-lən\

Definition of woolen for Students

1 :made of wool a woolen scarf
2 :producing cloth made of wool
  • a woolen mill

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