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Word: homespun

Definition: domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy


Sentences Containing 'homespun'

Then he appears again, in damaged homespun, combs the hayseed out of his hair, and takes a pilot house berth for the winter.
The rest of it went in a doublet of fine cloth and velvet breeches and shoes to match for holidays, while on week-days he made a brave figure in his best homespun.

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