noun, plural lin·sey-wool·seys.
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Facing him was a solemn, burning-eyed pupil and adversary of fifteen in a linsey-woolsey shirt and jeans overalls.The Tempering|Charles Neville Buck
In summer, a scarlet petticoat made of stammel or linsey-woolsey .
Outside the clothespress, on a peg, hangs a linsey-woolsey every-day gown that shows marks of wear.Little Journeys To the Homes of the Great, Volume 3 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard
She tied a linsey-woolsey jacket by its arms about her waist, and put out the candles.The Three Black Pennys|Joseph Hergesheimer
Everyone makes Linsey-woolsey for their own wearing (New York, 1670).