Meaning of paisley

pais•ley

Pronunciation: (pāz'lē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -leys,
—n.
  1. a soft woolen fabric woven with a pattern of colorful and minutely detailed figures.
  2. a shawl, scarf, tie, or other article made of this fabric.
  3. a silk print simulating this fabric and weave.
  4. Also calleda pattern resembling the design or figure on this fabric or material.
—adj.
  1. made of paisley: a paisley shawl.
  2. having the pattern of a paisley.

Pais•ley

Pronunciation: (pāz'lē), [key]
  1. a city in the Strathclyde region, in SW Scotland, W of Glasgow: thread factories. 95,067.
  2. paisley.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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