noun, plural lin·sey-wool·seys.
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James Woolsey, another former CIA director, has called for Pollard's release as have other former top U.S. officials.Obama Admin Confirms: We May Free Israeli Spy to Save Peace Talks|Josh Rogin|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Former Rep. Lynn Woolsey tried to make the hearing about government transparency while remaining agnostic about extraterrestrials.Citizen Hearing on Disclosure, a Faux Hearing About Alien Encounters|Josh Dzieza|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Woolsey was also one of the leading experts in the media advocating for the invasion.Few Regrets as Neoconservative Advocates for Iraq Invasion Look Back|Eli Lake|March 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“A so-called smart grid that is as vulnerable as what we've got is not smart at all,” Woolsey adds.U.S. Not Ready for Cyberwar Hostile Hackers Could Launch|Michael Daly|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Poignantly missing from the panel was American war photographer Linsey Addario.
The women had on sun-bonnets; and some had linsey-woolsey frocks, some gingham ones, and a few of the young ones had on calico.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
She was dressed in linsey-woolsey, and the overalls of the three sons were also home-spun.Hunters Out of Space|Joseph Everidge Kelleam
The goods were of the home-made quality, known as "linsey-woolsey," a material worn by farmers almost universally in those days.Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field
His wife wore a calico dress for company, while the neighbor wives wore homespun linsey-woolsey.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
How he got at my birth behind my tangled mat of hair and wringing linsey-woolsey I know not to this day.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill