Definitions

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  • adj. Made of thread.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made of thread

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Woven of threads; textile. Also thridden.

Etymologies

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thread +‎ -en

Examples

  • And after many interrogations and questions, they, refusing to sacrifice to the idols, were stretched and bounden unto a tree, and were commanded to be beaten with staves, and after, awls such as shoes be sewed with, were threaden and put under the ongles or nails of their fingers, and lainers or latchets of their skin were cut out of their back.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • Then I went on shore myself, and gave every of them a threaden point, and brought one of them aboard of me, where he did eat and drink, and then carried him on shore again.

    Voyages in Search of the North-West Passage

  • ‘furzen’ in Holland; ‘threaden’ in Shakespeare; and ‘bricken’, ‘papern’ appear in our provincial glossaries as still in use.

    English Past and Present

  • 1054: To sounds confus'd: behold the threaden Sayles,

    Henry V (1623 First Folio Edition)

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