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Meaning of WORSTED

Pronunciation:  'wûstid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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