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homespun

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  • homespun — [ omspɶn ] n. m. • 1890; mot angl. « filé (spun) à la maison » ♦ Anglic. Tissu écossais primitivement fabriqué à domicile par des artisans. ⇒HOMESPUN, subst. masc. Tissu de laine fabriqué, à l origine, à domicile, par des artisans d Écosse.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Homespun — Home spun, a. 1. Spun or wrought at home; of domestic manufacture; coarse; plain. Homespun country garbs. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] 2. Plain in manner or style; not elegant; rude; coarse. Our homespun English proverb. Dryden. Our homespun authors …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homespun — HÓMESPUN s.n. Tip de ţesătură pentru stofe de lână care imită lucrul în războiul de casă. [< engl. homespun]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 21.04.2005. Sursa: DN  HOMESPUN HĂUM SPöN/ s. n. ţesătură de lână ecosez, la războiul de ţesut manual, din… …   Dicționar Român

  • homespun — [hōm′spun΄] n. 1. cloth made of yarn spun at home 2. coarse, loosely woven cloth like this adj. 1. spun or made at home 2. made of homespun 3. plain; unpretentious; homely [homespun virtues] …   English World dictionary

  • Homespun — Home spun, n. 1. Cloth made at home; as, he was dressed in homespun. [1913 Webster] 2. An unpolished, rustic person. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • *homespun — ● homespun nom masculin (anglais homespun, filé à la maison) Tissu de laine écossais, primitivement fabriqué par des ouvriers à domicile …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Homespun — The definition of this term is cloth, the wool of which was hand spun and woven on hand looms at home. They are coarse fabrics of tweed character, and made in the villages of the Scottish Highlands and Ireland. The yarns are usually hill wools,… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Homespun — (engl., spr. hōm ßpönn, »daheim gesponnen«), grobfadiger, mit Chinagrasfasern melierter und leicht gerauhter Damenkleiderstoff mit 13–16 Fäden auf 1 cm Bindung Köper 2/2 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • homespun — index inelegant, mundane, ordinary, simple Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • homespun — (adj.) 1580s, spun at home,” from HOME (Cf. home) + SPUN (Cf. spun). Figurative sense of “plain, homely” is from c.1600. As a noun, from c.1600 …   Etymology dictionary

  • homespun — (izg. hȏumspan) m DEFINICIJA rukom tkana tkanina od meke, dugodlake vunene pređe ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal


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