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Meaning of worsted

wor•sted

Pronunciation: (woos'tid, wûr'stid), [key]
— n.
  1. firmly twisted yarn or thread spun from combed, stapled wool fibers of the same length, for weaving, knitting, etc. Cf.
  2. wool cloth woven from such yarns, having a hard, smooth surface and no nap.
—adj.
  1. consisting or made of worsted.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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