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Adjective: homespun  'howm,spún
  1. Of textiles; having a rough surface
    "a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns";
    - nubby, nubbly, slubbed, tweedy
  2. Characteristic of country life
    "the air of homespun country boys";
    - cracker-barrel [N. Amer]
  3. Made of cloth spun or woven in the home
    "homespun linen"; "homespun garments"
Noun: homespun  'howm,spún
  1. A rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home

Derived forms: homespuns

See also: homemade, rough, rural, unsmooth

Type of: cloth, fabric, material, textile

Encyclopedia: Homespun