zephyr worsted

zephyr worsted
lightweight worsted yarn.
[1860-65]

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  • Zephyr worsted — Zephyr eph yr, n. [L. zephyrus, Gr. ?, akin to ? darkness, the dark side, west: cf. F. z[ e]phyr.] The west wind; poetically, any soft, gentle breeze. Soft the zephyr blows. Gray. [1913 Webster] As gentle As zephyrs blowing below the violet.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zephyr worsted — lightweight worsted yarn. [1860 65] * * * zephyr yarn or zephyr worsted, a very light yarn or worsted, used for knitting and weaving …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zephyr — eph yr, n. [L. zephyrus, Gr. ?, akin to ? darkness, the dark side, west: cf. F. z[ e]phyr.] The west wind; poetically, any soft, gentle breeze. Soft the zephyr blows. Gray. [1913 Webster] As gentle As zephyrs blowing below the violet. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zephyr cloth — Zephyr eph yr, n. [L. zephyrus, Gr. ?, akin to ? darkness, the dark side, west: cf. F. z[ e]phyr.] The west wind; poetically, any soft, gentle breeze. Soft the zephyr blows. Gray. [1913 Webster] As gentle As zephyrs blowing below the violet.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zephyr shawl — Zephyr eph yr, n. [L. zephyrus, Gr. ?, akin to ? darkness, the dark side, west: cf. F. z[ e]phyr.] The west wind; poetically, any soft, gentle breeze. Soft the zephyr blows. Gray. [1913 Webster] As gentle As zephyrs blowing below the violet.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zephyr yarn — Zephyr eph yr, n. [L. zephyrus, Gr. ?, akin to ? darkness, the dark side, west: cf. F. z[ e]phyr.] The west wind; poetically, any soft, gentle breeze. Soft the zephyr blows. Gray. [1913 Webster] As gentle As zephyrs blowing below the violet.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zephyr yarn — any of various soft, lightweight yarns, often of silk, rayon, or a combination of natural and synthetic fibers, for woven and knit goods. [1860 65] * * * zephyr yarn or zephyr worsted, a very light yarn or worsted, used for knitting and weaving …   Useful english dictionary

  • zephyr yarn — /ˈzɛfə jan/ (say zefuh yahn) noun a soft worsted yarn used in embroidery and knitting. Also, zephyr worsted …   Australian-English dictionary

  • zephyr cloth — a lightweight worsted cloth. [1855 60] * * * zephyr cloth, a light kind of cassimere used for women s garments …   Useful english dictionary

  • zephyr cloth — a lightweight worsted cloth. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

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