paisley

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Persian Silk Brocade - Paisley

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

paisley (countable and uncountable, plural paisleys)

  1. A motif of a 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.