[ woo l-uh n ]
/ ˈwʊl ən /


any cloth of carded wool yarn of which the fibers vary in length: bulkier, looser, and less regular than worsted.
woolens, wool cloth or clothing.


made or consisting of wool: woolen cloth.
of or relating to wool or woolen fabrics.
Also especially British, wool·len.

Origin of woolen

before 1050; Middle English wollen (adj. and noun), Old English wullen, wyllen (noun). See wool, -en2

Related forms

half-wool·en, adjective
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