Pronunciation: (lin'zē-wool'zē), [key]
1. a coarse fabric woven from linen warp, or sometimes cotton, and coarse wool filling.
2. a garment made from this.
3. Archaic.any mixture that is incongruous or of poor quality; jumble: That last speech was a linsey-woolsey of stale platitudes. Also called linsey.
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