woolen

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From Middle English wollen, wullen, from Old English wullen, wyllen(made of wool, woollen), from Proto-Germanic *wullīnaz(woollen), equivalent to wool +‎ -en. Cognate with Scots wollin, wolne, wowne(woollen), Dutch wollen(woollen), German wollen(woollen), Danish uldne(woollen), Norwegian ulne(fuzzy).

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woolen ‎(not comparable)

  1. (US) Made of wool.
  2. (US) Of or relating to wool or woolen cloths.
    woolen manufactures; a woolen mill; a woolen draper

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woolen ‎(plural woolens)

  1. An item of clothing made from wool
    Put all the woolens in this basket.

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