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Meaning of WORSTED

Pronunciation:  'wûstid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a woolen fabric with a hard textured surface and no nap; woven of worsted yarns
  2. [n]  a tightly twisted woolen yarn

WORSTED is a 7 letter word that starts with W.


 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile, thread, yarn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Worst"ed\ (?; 277), n. [From Worsted, now spelled
Worstead, a town in Norfolk, England; for Worthstead. See
{Worth}, n., and {Stead}.]
1. Well-twisted yarn spun of long-staple wool which has been
   combed to lay the fibers parallel, used for carpets,
   cloth, hosiery, gloves, and the like.

2. Fine and soft woolen yarn, untwisted or lightly twisted,
   used in knitting and embroidery.