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How to use homespuns in a sentence

There was the Ambassador from Tara, in a suit of what his planet produced as a substitute for Irish homespuns.
LONE STAR PLANETHENRY BEAM PIPER AND JOHN JOSEPH MCGUIRE
He was tall, gaunt, clad in grey homespuns and a well-worn buckskin jacket.
THE HEART OF THE ANCIENT WOODCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
He saw the same pinched faces, threadbare homespuns, bare feet and bent shoulders.
THE AWAKENINGLEO NIKOLEYEVICH TOLSTOY
Everywhere they passed a smile followed Mr. Graydon's broad back in its faded homespuns.
THE QUIVER, ANNUAL VOLUME 10/1899VARIOUS
Put on us clean homespuns en long drawers, dat been hang down round us ankles like boots, en all us get a new bonnet dat day.
SLAVE NARRATIVES VOL. XIV. SOUTH CAROLINA, PART 2WORKS PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
In the winter time we had homespuns, too, but sometimes had flannel underwear.
SLAVE NARRATIVES VOL. XIV. SOUTH CAROLINA, PART 2WORKS PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
The English sneeringly called Washington's army the "Homespuns."
HOME LIFE IN COLONIAL DAYSALICE MORSE EARLE
Alas, they are homespuns from the factory, machine-made in uncostly quantities.
THE RHYTHM OF LIFEALICE MEYNELL
The Bulgarian homespuns, which are made of pure wool, are of admirable quality.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 4VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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