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Sample sentences for the GRE study word homespun

homespun can be used as a adj
homespun can be used as a noun

1.At the head of the column there rode a score or more of grave ironfaced men, clad in sombre homespun garments and armed with rifles. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
2.Old farmers, a spare leathern-faced race, in homespun coats and breeches, blue stockings, huge shoes, and magnificent pewter buckles. - from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
3.A tall figure in bearded homespun rose from shadow and unveiled its cooperative watch. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.Their brisk, withered little dames, in close-crimped caps, long-waisted short gowns, homespun petticoats, with scissors and pincushions, and gay calico pockets hanging on the outside. - from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
5.The laborers were obviously of the household two were young men in cotton shirts and caps, the two others were hired laborers in homespun shirts, one an old man, the other a young fellow. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.What hempen homespuns have we swagg'ring here. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

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