paisley

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English[edit]

Persian Silk Brocade - Paisley

Etymology[edit]

From Paisley (Scotland), where shawls of this kind were woven in the 1800s.

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Noun[edit]

paisley (plural paisleys)

  1. motif of swirling droplet
  2. a soft woollen fabric having this motif

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Adjective[edit]

paisley (not comparable)

  1. made from this fabric, or marked with this design