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Definitions of worsted

  1. Defeated; overthrown. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. a woolen fabric with a hard textured surface and no nap; woven of worsted yarns Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Fine and soft woolen yarn, untwisted or lightly twisted, used in knitting and embroidery. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. 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. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Twisted thread or yarn spun out of long, combed wool. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Woolen yarn, with fibers combed parallel and twisted hard; also, a lightly twisted woolen yarn. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Yarn made of wool drawn out into long filaments by passing it, when oiled, through heated combs; a material used for stockings and various other fine fabrics. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Twisted thread spun out of long combed wool, used in making stockings, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. Consisting, or made, of worsted. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Made of woolen yarn: defeated; beaten. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Made of worsted. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Consisting of worsted; made of worsted yarn. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for worsted

  1. I know all about her family; good blood on both sides; no worsted thread. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  2. Aristotle says, too, that Pericles himself had been once before this worsted by this Melissus in a sea- fight. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
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