homespun


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homespun

1. cloth made at home or made of yarn spun at home
2. a cloth resembling this but made on a power loom

homespun

[′hōm‚spən]
(textiles)
A general term for cloth handwoven at home instead of in a mill such as the linsey-woolsey, butternut, and coarse flannels made on handlooms by early American settlers.
Coarse fabrics woven from linen or cotton, for example, drapery fabrics.
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