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Definition of the noun wincey

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noun - plural: winceys

  1. a plain or twilled fabric of wool and cotton used especially for warm shirts or skirts and pajamas


Wincey a.k.a. Linsey-woolsey is a coarse twill or plain-woven fabric woven with a linen warp and a woollen weft. Similar fabrics woven with a cotton warp and woollen weft in Colonial America were also called linsey-woolsey or wincey. The name derives from a combination of lin and wool. This textile has been known since ancient times; known as Shatnez in Hebrew, the Torah and hence Jewish law explicitly forbid wearing it.

  • also known as woolsey-linsey

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Google previewLessons on clothing (1879)

by mrs. William Thomas Greenup

Wincey is a mixed material, being made of very stout cotton and wool. It wears well, and is very warm. There are other materials sold under the name of alpaca, but which are only an imitation of ...

Google previewThe Teachers' assistant and pupil teachers' guide (1878)

Wincey is a stout, warm material for winter wear, it is composed of wool and cotton. For summer jackets or mantles, cashmere is sold at from 3s.

Google previewHome Notes, London (1896)

White wincey is an ideal material for this coat, and the frills in a'coarse lace, or in embroidered muslin, would trim it very elfectively. Every kind of white and cream woollen material is pressed into service for children's wear, and surely nothing ...

Google previewThe Public-school Journal (1892)

Devoted to the Theory and Art of School Teaching and Close Supervision by George Pliny Brown

Wincey is the wool off an animal which lives in America; the lamen is its name. Calico is a good heat conductor, because it catches fire very easily. If a print dress is dried outside it must be careful not to be left in the sun.

Google previewHousehold Sewing with Home Dressmaking (1898)

by Bertha Banner

Wincey is the Scotch substitute, being made of wool and cotton instead of flax. Modern manufacturers have introduced some very fine makes, which may be safely utilised in place of serges. 7. Nuns' Veiling. — This is a light, thin, open woollen ...

Google previewSchool and Home Education (1892)

Wincey is the wool off an animal which lives in America; the lamen is its name. Calico is a good heat conductor, because it catches fire very easily. If a print dress is dried outside it must be careful not to be left in the sun.

Google previewStewart's domestic economy reading-book. Standard 4 (1884)

by Stewart W. and co

Wincey is a mixture of stout woollen and cotton, very servicable for winter wear. Washing Materials.

Google previewJournal of Education (1892)

Wincey is the wool off an animal which lives in America; ...

Google previewJournal of Education and School World (1892)

Wincey is the wool off an animal which lives in America; ...

Google previewSouthwestern Journal of Education (1893)

Wincey is the wool off an animal which lives in America; the ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

wincey. present in inland areas of India, China, and Japan. The term wild silk is a commercial term because the worms, which were breeding originally in the wild state, have been cultivated in China and India for many ...

Google previewAuthors' & Printers' Dictionary (1912)

A Guide for Authors, Editors, Printers, Correctors of the Press, Compositors, and Typists, with Full List of Abbreviations by Frederick Howard Collins

WELDON — WHISTLER WHITAKER — WINCEY "Whitaker & Sons, publishers of "Almanack" (not. Weldon (Sir A. A.), 1863-; — (W. P. K.), zool. (see also Welldon). vvol k, use wh-. well/-being, — -born, bred (hyphens). Welldon(CanonJ.E.C.) ...

Google previewThe Complete Costume Dictionary (2011)

by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

wełna whipcord white scarlet wikolia wildbore wincey winceyette witte wol Wolla Wolle wolle wollen goederen wollen mousseline wollen stof wool wool batiste wool bengaline wool chiffon wool crepe wool plain woolenet worsted wull coque ...

Google previewEnglish spellings and spelling rules. [With] The dictionary of English inflected words [and] Punctuation: also, foreign phrases and quotations. Forming pt.1 (-3) of the Handy English word book (1876)

by James Stormonth

wincey. verdigrese. winsey. vertebra. wise, ) manner guise, \ or way. vertebre.

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

chintZy, De Quincey, wincey.

Google previewPocket dictionary of dry-goods, etc (1896)

by George W. Bible, Daniel P.. Bible

WINCEY: A strong and durable cloth, plain or ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

Church Yellow Pine, Timber Water-mice, Hydromys Winandermere, W indermere Yellow Rocket, Cress Water-mole, Om ithorhynchus Wincey, Winsey Yellow Sea, China Sea Water-yam, Lattice Leaf Windhover, Kestrel Yellow Weed , ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Costume and Fashion (2013)

Historic and Modern by Mary Brooks Picken

wincey (win si). Fabric woven with cotton or linen warp and woolen filling. Name probably derived from linseywoolsey. wind-blown. Descriptive of short haircut with hair arranged to give windblown effect. See nous. Windbreaker.

Google previewA Dictionary of Men's Wear ... with an Appendix Containing Sundry Useful Tables (1908)

The Uniforms of "ancient and Honorable" Independent Military Companies of the U. S.; Charts of Correct Dress, Livery, and So Forth by William Henry Baker

Wincey — a cloth, plain or twilled, usually with a cotton warp and and wool filling. Wind muff — see W. shield. Wind shield — a silk or light rubber part sewed to the lining of a coat sleeve near the cuff, with an elastic or drawing cord to make it fit ...

Google previewShorter Slang Dictionary (2003)

by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

wincey very small. Used in Australia since around 1930. Perhaps fromthe German winzig, tiny,or from the children's fingergame 'Inceywincey spider'. winco wing commander. Used in the RAF since ...

Google previewConcise English-Scots Dictionary (1999)

by Iseabail Macleod, Pauline Cairns

wincey; (poor, thin) garb NE. 2 (piece of cloth: see also rag) cloot; ( coarse, for domestic purposes) dud NE; (dirty, thick) pilsh NE. cloth cap skippit bunnet, cadie, hoo- ker-doon CENTRAL, doolichter, stem(med) 40 ...

Google previewThe Handy English Word Book, Forming a Complete Dictionary Appendix (1877)

Containing English Spellings and Spelling Rules; the Dictionary of English Inflected Words; Punctuation Based on the Analysis of Sentences; a Copious List of Foreign Quotations Re-spelt for Pronunciation by James Stormonth

wincey. scholiast. stomach. quench. stretch. school. technical ratch. switch. schooner. technology.

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia: Swastika to Zyrianovsk and index (1896)

Church Yellow Pine, Timber Water-mice, Hydromys Winandermere, Windermere Yellow Rocket, Cress Water-mole, Ornithorhynchus Wincey, Winsey Yellow Sea, China Sea Water-yam, Lattice Lea/ Windhover, Kestrel Yellow Weed , ...

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Incey Wincey Spider - American Nursery Rhymes - ESL British English Pronunciation

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Scrabble value of W4I1N1C3E1Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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