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  • noun Plural form of worsted.

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Examples

  • A girl and doves in tambour, a cat and mouse in marking stitch, a small oval imitation in "print-work," as it was called of a painter's etching, a landscape in coloured worsteds from a good drawing, and a

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  • The warp is simply a stout cotton twine or coarse thread bought in balls or hanks; while various cheap mill-yarns or what is known as worsteds or coarse crewels are used as filling.

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  • Wool flannel for fall and winter, light weight worsteds for spring.

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  • They purchased a residence in a well-to-do neighborhood in 1871, by which time Henry had become a successful importer of worsteds and woolens, operating as H. Herrman, Sternbach & Co.

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  • Kitted out in his alpaca and worsteds he thought of himself as looking European, like an Englishman in the days before they had lost everything.

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  • She's showing how to spin woolens and worsteds, and I finally really understood the difference between them.

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  • She's showing how to spin woolens and worsteds, and I finally really understood the difference between them.

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  • To Mrs. Burton he did complain a great deal, pulling her worsteds and threads about the while, sitting in idleness while she was working, just as Theodore Burton had predicted that he would do.

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  • Woolens shrink more than worsteds, but both shrink.

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  • Their fuzziness renders them warmer than worsteds but less durable.

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