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Serge vs. Worsted — What's the Difference?

Serge vs. Worsted — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Serge and Worsted

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Serge

A twilled cloth of worsted or worsted and wool, often used for suits.

Worsted

Worsted ( or ) is a high-quality type of wool yarn, the fabric made from this yarn, and a yarn weight category. The name derives from Worstead, a village in the English county of Norfolk.

Serge

To overcast (the raw edges of a fabric) to prevent unraveling.

Worsted

Firm-textured, compactly twisted woolen yarn made from long-staple fibers.

Serge

(textiles) A type of worsted cloth.
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Worsted

Fabric made from such yarn.

Serge

(by metonymy) A garment made of this fabric.

Worsted

Natural or synthetic yarn of a medium weight.

Serge

A large wax candle used in some church ceremonies.

Worsted

(textiles) Yarn made from long strands of wool.

Serge

(sewing) To overlock.

Worsted

The fine, smooth fabric made from such wool yarn.

Serge

A woolen twilled stuff, much used as material for clothing for both sexes.

Worsted

Simple past tense and past participle of worst

Serge

A large wax candle used in the ceremonies of various churches.

Worsted

Defeated, overcome.
The army was worsted in battle.

Serge

A twilled woolen fabric

Worsted

Well-twisted yarn spun of long-staple wool which has been combed to lay the fibers parallel, used for carpets, cloth, hosiery, gloves, and the like.

Worsted

Fine and soft woolen yarn, untwisted or lightly twisted, used in knitting and embroidery.

Worsted

A woolen fabric with a hard textured surface and no nap; woven of worsted yarns

Worsted

A tightly twisted woolen yarn

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