wincey

/ (ˈwɪnsɪ) /

noun

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
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Example sentences from the Web for wincey

  • I have six bolls of meal and seven yards of wincey going up the glen in the Salachary cart.

  • A merchant in Hopeton last winter donated three hundred yards of wincey to the asylum.

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