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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Worsted.
 
Yarn or thread made of wool; so called from Worsted in Norfolk, now a village, but once a large market-town with at least as many thousand inhabitants as it now contains hundreds. (Camden.)   1
 


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