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worsted in Material & textiles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishworstedwor‧sted /ˈwʊstɪd/ noun [uncountable]  DCCTIMa type of woollen cloth
Examples from the Corpus
worstedNext to it was a suit in plain grey worsted and then a mustardy one, a brown pin-stripe, and the dog's-tooth.Wool combers, essential preparatory workers in the production of worsted yarn, earned more.The lapels of his well-worn suit seemed to carry a permanent sheen from years of dropped ash on worsted.Nicholson's Annals of Kendal refer to hosiers taking worsted to the villages and collecting stockings.