See also: Woolen

English

edit

Alternative forms

edit

Etymology

edit

From Middle English wollen, wullen, from Old English wyllen, from Proto-Germanic *wullīnaz (woollen), equivalent to wool +‎ -en. Cognate with Scots wollin, wolne, wowne (woollen), Dutch wollen (woollen), German wollen (woollen), Danish uldne (woollen), Norwegian Bokmål ullen (fuzzy; woolen).

Pronunciation

edit

Adjective

edit

woolen (not comparable) (American spelling)

  1. Made of wool.
  2. Of or relating to wool or woolen cloths.
    woolen manufactures
    a woolen mill
    a woolen draper

Derived terms

edit
edit

Translations

edit

Noun

edit

woolen (plural woolens)

  1. (American spelling) An item of clothing made from wool
    Put all the woolens in this basket.

Translations

edit