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homespun


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Homespun  \Home"spun\,  a. 
  1.  Spun  or  wrought  at  home;  of  domestic  manufacture;  coarse; 
  plain.  ``Homespun  country  garbs.''  --W.  Irving. 
 
  2.  Plain  in  manner  or  style;  not  elegant;  rude;  coarse.  ``Our 
  homespun  English  proverb.''  --Dryden.  ``Our  homespun 
  authors.''  --Addison. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Homespun  \Home"spun\,  n. 
  1.  Cloth  made  at  home;  as  he  was  dressed  in  homespun. 
 
  2.  An  unpolished,  rustic  person.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  homespun 
  adj  1:  of  textiles;  having  a  rough  surface;  "a  sweater  knitted  of 
  nubbly  homespun  yarns"  [syn:  {homespun(p)},  {nubby},  {nubbly}, 
  {slubbed},  {tweedy}] 
  2:  characteristic  of  country  life;  "cracker-barrel  philosophy"; 
  "folksy  humor";  "the  air  of  homespun  country  boys"  [syn:  {cracker-barrel}, 
  {folksy}] 
  3:  made  of  cloth  spun  or  woven  in  the  home;  "homespun  linen"; 
  "homespun  garments" 
  n  :  a  rough  loosely  woven  fabric 




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