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Meaning of HOMESPUN

Pronunciation:  'howm`spun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with homespun yarn
  2. [adj]  made of cloth spun or woven in the home; "homespun linen"; "homespun garments"
  3. [adj]  characteristic of country life; "cracker-barrel philosophy"; "folksy humor"; "the air of homespun country boys"

HOMESPUN is a 8 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: cracker-barrel, folksy, homemade, homespun fabric, rural
 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, russet, textile



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Home"spun\, a.
    1. Spun or wrought at home; of domestic manufacture; coarse;
       plain. ``Homespun country garbs.'' --W. Irving.
    2. Plain in manner or style; not elegant; rude; coarse. ``Our
       homespun English proverb.'' --Dryden. ``Our homespun
       authors.'' --Addison.
  2. \Home"spun\, n.
    1. Cloth made at home; as, he was dressed in homespun.
    2. An unpolished, rustic person. [Obs.] --Shak.
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