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Definition of "woolen" []

  • Made or consisting of wool. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to the production or marketing of woolen goods. (adjective)
  • Fabric or clothing made from wool. Often used in the plural. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "woolen" in a sentence
  • "Here he wore linen and sipped tepid water, longing for a night spent tucked up by the fire, wrapped in woolen blankets and sipping a proper cup of tea."
  • "As if to acknowledge the significance of the lime catalyst, they call the woolen pouches in which they carry the sacred leaves kuétan yáha, not coca but lime bags."
  • "In our own Kangra mission we started to produce teazel, which is that spiky plant used in woolen mills for "teazing" woolen cloth."