Definitions

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  • noun Fabrics or clothing made from wool

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Examples

  • They would all be warmly wrapped in woollens and furs, and snuggled in buffalo-robes; the bells would jingle merrily, the snow would "skreak" under the horses 'feet, and the white world slip by them like a dream.

    Our Little Canadian Cousin

  • One man can produce cotton cloth for two hundred and fifty people, woollens for three hundred, and boots and shoes for a thousand.

    Chapter 5: The Philomaths

  • "See if he's breathing," Smoke said, as, with bared hands, he sought through furs and woollens for the man's heart.

    THE STAMPEDE TO SQUAW CREEK

  • There's work by Kate Owens, known for her subtle transformation of humdrum materials such as woollens and tiling, Hilary Koob-Sassen, whose texts, animation, songs, films and sculptures explore the systems that shape us socially and politically, and Mark Essen, whose previous cross-cultural pieces include a video that pairs urban street dancers with a set of morris dancers.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • One man can produce cotton cloth for 250 people, woollens for 300, and boots and shoes for 1000.

    THE MANAGEMENT

  • And this, in face of the fact that five men can produce bread for a thousand; that one workman can produce cotton cloth for 250 people, woollens for 300, and boots and shoes for 1000.

    THE HUNGER WAIL

  • I do a little better with my profile picture this time, I think, because it's warmer when I take it, so I am not wearing three layers of forbidding woollens, and I try to give some kind of indication in the text that I would actually like someone to take me out.

    Diary of a separation

  • Martin washed woollens that day, by hand, in a large barrel, with strong soft-soap, by means of a hub from a wagon wheel, mounted on

    Chapter 16

  • Making this, in turn, fast to the spring - pole attached to the kitchen rafters, so that the hub played upon the woollens in the barrel, he was able, with one hand, thoroughly to pound them.

    Chapter 34

  • Technopak, a leading retail consulting firm, estimates that Western wear accounts for just Rs. 3,000 crore of the Rs. 49,000 crore women's wear market, which includes ethnic wear, woollens, intimates, etc.

    Fast Fashion: Zara In India

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