Results for worsted

Definitions of worsted:

part of speech: adjective

Made of woolen yarn: defeated; beaten.

part of speech: imperfect, past participle

Consisting, or made, of worsted.

part of speech: noun

Twisted yarn spun out of wool; also, the cloth made from such yarn; a soft woolen yarn, twisted or untwisted, used in knitting and embroidery.

part of speech: past participle

Defeated; overthrown.

part of speech: noun

Twisted thread spun out of long combed wool, used in making stockings, & c.

part of speech: noun

Twisted thread or yarn spun out of long, combed wool.

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