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What is "Woolen" - Definition & Explanation

Woolen or woollen is the name of a yarn and cloth usually made from wool.
Woolen is the name of a yarn and cloth usually made from wool.
Refers to fabrics of carded wool yarns spun in the woolen spinning system. These are shorter coarser yarns than worsted yarns and the fabrics are heavier than worsteds.
Descriptive of yarns, or fabrics or garments made from yarns, which havebeen produced on the condensersystem, wholly fromwoolfibers, new orotherwise.(Wool is the fibrous covering of asheep.)
Yarn made from fibers that are one to three inches in length and that have been carded only. Fabrics of woolen yarn are characterized as being fuzzy, thick, and bulky.
Cloth made of carded short-staple wool fibers. After weaving, the cloth was fulled or shrunk to make it denser and heavier. Broadcloth was England's traditional fine woolen manufacture.

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