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From Middle English wollen, wullen, from Old English wullen, wyllen (made of wool, woollen), 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 ulne (fuzzy).

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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

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woolen (plural woolens)

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

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