Definition of worsted noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

worsted

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈwʊstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwʊstɪd//
 
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a type of cloth made of wool with a smooth surface, used for making clothes a grey worsted suit Word Origin Middle English: from Worstead, the name of a parish in Norfolk, England.
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