- homestead act,
- homestead law
Origin of homespun
Examples from the Web for homespun
We are thirsty for his signature wit, warmth, and homespun wisdom.
Martha Washington dressed in homespun clothing to differentiate herself from royalty.
Brett makes it clear from the outset of Trauma Farm that this is not another cozy paean to the homespun rural life.
Palin also had a gift for communicating policy details in homespun language.
She managed to get on her new gown and cap while they were out, for their sudden arrival had surprised her in her homespun garb.Eventide|Effie Afton
A background of humbler persons in homespun tunics with cloth or frieze hoods over their heads.English Costume|Dion Clayton Calthrop
The common burgher in his homespun breeches and Kersey coat also took a part.Old Taverns of New York|William Harrison Bayles
I commend the homespun reasoning of this paragraph to all such.The Brothers' War|John Calvin Reed
There were sundry 219 alterations in looms, and homespun cloth was made of a better quality.A Little Girl in Old Pittsburg|Amanda M. Douglas