Definition of Paisley

1. Noun. A soft wool fabric with a colorful swirled pattern of curved shapes.

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



Definition of Paisley

1. Proper noun. A town in the Renfrewshire, Scotland ¹

2. Noun. a soft woolen fabric having a motif of swirling droplets somewhat resembling half of the yin-yang symbol ¹

3. Adjective. made from this fabric, or marked with this design ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paisley

1. a patterned wool fabric [n -LEYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paisley

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paisa
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paisanas
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pajamalike
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pajeon

Literary usage of Paisley

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a ...by John Jamieson by John Jamieson (1879)
"Robert Brown, Esq., Underwood Park, Paisley. The Marquess of Bute, KT, LL.D., &c. ... Archibald Coats, Esq., Woodside, Paisley. Sir Peter Coats, Knight, ..."

2. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Staistical by Francis Hindes Groome (1884)
"The PARISHES OF Paisley are the High, Laigh, and Middle, all within the burgh, and all, till 1736, forming part of Abbey parish, which still includes a ..."

3. The Book of British Topography: A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical by John Parker Anderson (1881)
"8e Paisley. Inaugural ceremonies in honour of the opening of Fountain Gardens ... LP Paisley. 1868. 4e connection with the establishment of the Free Library ..."

4. Selections from the Judicial Records of Renfrewshire: Illustrative of the by William Hector (1876)
"I Daniel Richmond, MD, New Street House, Paisley, I RA Rigg, ... I Peter Robertson, Orchard Street, Paisley _ I John Ronald, ..."

5. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"Bread Street is chiefly tenanted by a colony from Paisley, and the denizens of Paisley are proverbial for their local peculiarities even in Scotland. ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The Glasgow, Paisley and Johnstone canal has been converted since 1882 into the track o: the Glasgow & South-Western railway. ..."

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