/ (ˈwɪnsɪ) /
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British a plain- or twill-weave cloth, usually having a cotton or linen warp and a wool filling
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Word Origin for wincey
C19: of Scottish origin, probably an alteration of woolsey as in linsey-woolsey
Words nearby wincey
Wimshurst machine, win, win by a nose, wince, winced, wincey, winceyette, winch, Winchell, Winchester, Winchester bushel
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How to use wincey in a sentence
This morning when I left the asylum I felt so ashamed because I had to wear this horrid old wincey dress.
A merchant in Hopeton last winter donated three hundred yards of wincey to the asylum.
Her gypsy blood began to stir in her: the charm of her old vagabond habits asserted itself under the wincey frock and clean apron.
I have six bolls of meal and seven yards of wincey going up the glen in the Salachary cart.Gilian The Dreamer|Neil Munro
I can see myself, in that dreadful old wincey dress and faded sailor hat, exploring decks and cabins with enraptured curiosity.Anne Of The Island|Lucy Maud Montgomery