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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'

Rivers' station in Savannah, GA had been R from the late 1940s until 1960, when it changed to a country music format.* Since the early 1960s its beloved host had been Jimmy Sims a homespun, American Gospel type character from Alabama who had previously enjoyed success at a station in Defuniak Springs.
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.
The show’s creator, Russell Morash (also the creator of "This Old House"), thought that it was time that people got back to practicalities in their own backyards, and the title itself was chosen to harken back to the homespun victory gardens of World War I and World War II.
Then he appears again, in damaged homespun, combs the hayseed out of his hair, and takes a pilot house berth for the winter.

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