Paisley Definition

pāzlē
paisleys
adjective
Designating, of, or having an intricate, multicolored pattern typically of abstract curving figures resembling fat commas, used esp. for textile fabrics: originally derived from designs on cashmere shawls imported into Britain from India.
Webster's New World
Made of cloth having such a pattern.
Webster's New World
noun
A paisley pattern.
Webster's New World
A paisley cloth, shawl, necktie, etc.
Webster's New World
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proper name
City in SC Scotland, near Glasgow.
Webster's New World
pronoun

A town in the Renfrewshire, Scotland.

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other
A town of southwest Scotland west of Glasgow. It was famous as a textile center in the 1800s for its colorful patterned shawls.
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Other Word Forms of Paisley

Noun

Singular:
paisley
Plural:
paisleys

Origin of Paisley

  • From Paisley in Scotland, where shawls of this kind were woven in the 1800s.

    From Wiktionary

  • After Paisley

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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