plain-woven

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj plain-woven (of cloth) made in plain weave
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Usage

In literature:

Like Doctor Grierson and the Mormon angels, they were plainly woven of the stuff of dreams.
"The Dynamiter More New Arabian Nights" by Robert Louis Stevenson
There is a kind of plain woven linen rug, with a different colored border if desired, which is very good to use in many country houses.
"Furnishing the Home of Good Taste" by Lucy Abbot Throop
The yarn is dyed before being woven, making the cloth alike on both sides, and the weave is either plain or twilled.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
The irregularities of the weaving, therefore, stand out plainly, and produce to a certain extent the appearance of woven linen fabrics.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
Compare three plain woven crimson textures made of silk, wool, and cotton respectively.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Like Dr. Grierson and the Mormon angels, they were plainly woven of the stuff of dreams.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 5 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Plain stripes of red or blue, or fancy stripes made with a kindergarten design, can be woven.
"Hand-Loom Weaving" by Mattie Phipps Todd
When the Spaniards first entered that country they found the natives clothed in cotton, woven plain, or in many colours.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
The weaving is usually plain, but sometimes a simple pattern of black parallel lines is woven in with the material.
"Alone with the Hairy Ainu" by A. H. Savage Landor
Instead of paper, mats may be woven of plain oilcloth or of felt.
"Home Occupations for Boys and Girls" by Bertha Johnston
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In poetry:

The sunset-gonfalons are furled
On plains of evening, broad and pale,
And woven athwart the waning world
The air is like a silver veil.
"Crepuscule" by Clark Ashton Smith
There lies no vision splendid on the plains;
Living’s not life beside the placid streams,
For stress and travail and the pride of pain
Are warp and woven woof in all my dream:
"Endeavour" by Robert Steel Byrnes

In news:

A firm lustrous fabric (as of linen, cotton, silk, or rayon) made with flat patterns in a satin weave on a plain-woven ground on jacquard looms.
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