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For the shortness of the sleeves he partly compensated with a pair of bright red worsted wristers.
Knitted veils in black silk or worsted are also worn by grown-up persons.
He had been down into the bottom-most pit of hell, and the sights that he had seen there had withered him up.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
At last the corps to which he belonged was worsted, and in the confusion of retreat the trumpeter was mortally wounded.
At Deerfield there was a battle in which the Indians were worsted, then a second trial of strength in which the town was burnt.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
In Prussia the same momentous point is being tried with every chance of the sacerdotal party being worsted.
Worsted, the name of a certain kind of knitting-wool, comes from the name of the town of Worstead, in Norfolk.
In the preliminary trial of skill and strength the Boers had been worsted.
STORY OF THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICACAPTAIN A. T. MAHAN, U.S.N.
It had worsted the most daring travellers of all countries for centuries.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
Carded wool becomes woolen goods; combed wool, worsted goods.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER

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