worsted

noun
wor·​sted | \ˈwu̇-stəd, ˈwər-stəd \

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

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worsted adjective

Examples of worsted in a Sentence

a suit made of worsted

First Known Use of worsted

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for worsted

Middle English, from Worsted (now Worstead), England

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The first known use of worsted was in the 13th century

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worsted

noun

English Language Learners Definition of worsted

: a type of cloth or yarn made from wool

worsted

noun
wor·​sted | \ˈwu̇s-təd, ˈwərs-\

Kids Definition of worsted

1 : a smooth yarn spun from long fibers of wool

2 : a fabric woven from a worsted yarn

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