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Definition 1: a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home - [noun denoting artifact]

(homespun is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

(... is a kind of homespun ) a reddish brown homespun fabric

Definition 2: made of cloth spun or woven in the home - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where homespun or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • homespun linen
  • homespun garments

(homespun is similar to ...) made or produced in the home or by yourself

"homemade bread"

Definition 3: of textiles; having a rough surface - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where homespun or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

Synonyms for homespun in the sense of this definition

(homespun is similar to ...) having or caused by an irregular surface

"trees with rough bark" "rough ground" "rough skin" "rough blankets" "his unsmooth face"

Definition 4: characteristic of country life - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where homespun or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cracker-barrel philosophy
  • the air of homespun country boys

Synonyms for homespun in the sense of this definition

(homespun is similar to ...) living in or characteristic of farming or country life

"rural people" "large rural households" "unpaved rural roads" "an economy that is basically rural"

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