without a nap; worn or threadbare

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  • Napless — Nap less, a. Without nap; threadbare. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • napless — adjective see nap III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • napless — næplɪs adj. having no soft side (of fabric or leather) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • napless — a. Threadbare …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • napless — nap·less …   English syllables

  • napless — …   Useful english dictionary

  • worsted — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Worsted (now Worstead), England Date: 13th century a smooth compact yarn from long wool fibers used especially for firm napless fabrics, carpeting, or knitting; also a fabric made from worsted yarns • worsted… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hard — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English heard; akin to Old High German hart hard, Greek kratos strength Date: before 12th century 1. a. not easily penetrated ; not easily yielding to pressure b. of cheese not capable of being… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nap — I. intransitive verb (napped; napping) Etymology: Middle English nappen, from Old English hnappian; akin to Old High German hnaffezen to doze Date: before 12th century 1. to sleep briefly especially during the day ; doze 2. to be off guard II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Орловы, графский род — графский род, происходящий от Владимира Лукьяновича О., губного старосты Бежецкого верха в 1613 г. Правнук его Григорий Иванович († в 1746 г.) был под конец жизни новгородским губернатором. Его сыновья Иван, Григорий, Алексей, Федор и Владимир.… …   Большая биографическая энциклопедия

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