Definition of Worsted


(1) Firmly swisted yarn or thread spun from combed long-staple wool, used for weaving, etc.

(2) wool cloth woven from such yarns, having a hard smooth surface and no nap.

Derivation of Worsted: Named after ME Worsted, parish in Norfolk, England.

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