wor·sted (wstĭd, wûrstĭd)
a. Firm-textured, compactly twisted woolen yarn made from long-staple fibers.
b. Fabric made from such yarn.
2. Natural or synthetic yarn of a medium weight.
[Middle English, variant of worthstede, after Worthstede (Worstead), a village of eastern England.]
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