Meaning of linsey-woolsey in English:

linsey-woolsey

Pronunciation /ˌlɪnzɪˈwʊlzi/

noun

(also linsey-wolsey)
mass noun
  • A strong, coarse fabric with a linen or cotton warp and a woollen weft.

Origin

Late 15th century from linsey, originally denoting a coarse linen fabric (probably from Lindsey, a village in Suffolk where the material was first made) + wool + -sey as a rhyming suffix.