Associations to the word «Paisley»

Wiktionary

PAISLEY, noun. Motif of swirling droplet
PAISLEY, noun. A soft woolen fabric having this motif
PAISLEY, adjective. Made from this fabric, or marked with this design
PAISLEY, proper noun. A town in the Renfrewshire, Scotland
PAISLEY UNDERGROUND, noun. (music) A genre of psychedelic alternative rock mostly associated with California in the 1980s.

Dictionary definition

PAISLEY, noun. A soft wool fabric with a colorful swirled pattern of curved shapes.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats