What Norfolk parish was famous for a fine smooth yarn
that was spun from combed wool?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
The word worsted, which entered English
in 1296, derives from the name Worstead (in Old English
Wurðestede), the name of the Norfolk parish where the cloth
was invented and first manufactured.
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