Some articles on worn:
... In Pakistan, saris are less commonly worn than the Shalwar kameez which is worn throughout the country ... Even though the sari has been worn by people living in the region that is now Pakistan since ancient times, it has lost popularity since 1947 ... The sari is worn as daily wear by Pakistani Hindus, by elderly Muslim women who were used to wearing it in pre-partition India and by some of the new generation who have reintroduced the ...
... Repairs often mean simple replacement of worn or used components intended to be periodically renewed by a homeowner, such as burnt out light bulbs, worn out batteries ...
... Headscarves were also worn by married Christian women in medieval Europe, and even by some of the unmarried ... behaviour or dress in general, is often used to describe the headscarf worn by Muslim women ... The hijab is worn for religious purposes ...
... A collar of gold was worn about the neck and shoulders, with the badge of the Order suspended from the collar ... wear, a sash of crimson, edged with green, was worn over the right shoulder and extended to the left hip, the distinctive badge of the Order suspended from the sash at the hip ... An eight-pointed star was worn on the left breast ...
... The uniform of the officers is closer to the original dress worn by the klephts ... red with gold embroidery, whose sleeves are worn closed on the arms instead of being fastened to the coat, red-and-gold gaiters (τουζλούκια, touzloukia) that cover the whole lower leg worn ...
More definitions of "worn":
- (adj): Affected by wear; damaged by long use.
Example: "Worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"
Famous quotes containing the word worn:
“A bronzed, lank man! His suit of ancient black,
A famous high top-hat and plain worn shawl
Make him the quaint great figure that men love,
The prairie-lawyer, master of us all.”
—Vachel Lindsay (18791931)
“All things uncomely and broken, all things worn out and old,
The cry of a child by the roadway, the creak of a lumbering cart,
The heavy steps of the ploughman, splashing the wintry mould,
Are wronging your image that blossoms a rose in the deeps of my heart.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.”
—William Blake (17571827)