linsey-woolsey definition

  • noun:
    • A coarse, woven material of wool and cotton fiber or of wool and linen.
    • a fabric manufactured from both linen and wool.
    • Cloth manufactured from linen and wool, combined.
    • Jargon.
    • A coarse and stout product that the warp is linen in addition to woof woolen.
    • an equivalent product into which cotton enters both with or without linen.
    • Inferior fabrics of doubtful or unsure products: a phrase of decline.
    • something unsuitably blended; a farrago of nonsense; jargon; gibberish.
    • a rough material of linen warp and wool or cotton fiber woof
  • adjective:
    • Made of linen and wool; thus, of different and improper parts; suggest.
  • others:
    • made from linen and wool combined.
    • of various and improper components; neither a very important factor nor another; ill-assorted.

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