paisley


paisley
paisley 1834, from Paisley, town in southwest Scotland, where the cloth was originally made. The town name is lit. "church," from M.Ir. baslec, itself from L. basilica (see BASILICA (Cf. basilica)).

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  • Paisley —    PAISLEY, a burgh, market town, and ancient parish, in the Upper ward of the county of Renfrew, of which it is the principal place, and the seat of a wide manufacturing district, 7½ miles (W. by S.) from Glasgow, and 50 (W. by S.) from… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Paisley — Koordinaten 55° 51′ N, 4° 26′ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Paisley — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Paisley (gaélico escocés: Pàislig) es un municipio en la parte occidental de las Lowlands de Escocia. Se encuentra en el límite norte de los montes Gleniffer Braes y se extiende a ambos lados del río Cart. Paisley es …   Wikipedia Español

  • Paisley — Paisley, FL U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida Population (2000): 734 Housing Units (2000): 396 Land area (2000): 3.281879 sq. miles (8.500028 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.147803 sq. miles (0.382808 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.429682 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • paisley — [pāz′lē] adj. [after PAISLEY, where wool shawls in this pattern were orig. made ( c. 1800)] [also P ] 1. designating, of, or having an intricate, multicolored pattern typically of abstract curving figures resembling fat commas, used esp. for… …   English World dictionary

  • PAISLEY (I. R.) — PAISLEY IAN RICHARD (1926 ) Après des études en Irlande du Nord et en Écosse, le pasteur Paisley, né à Ballymena (Ulster), commence tardivement sa carrière politique, mais occupe rapidement le devant de la scène. En 1951, il fonde l’Église… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Paisley, FL — U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida Population (2000): 734 Housing Units (2000): 396 Land area (2000): 3.281879 sq. miles (8.500028 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.147803 sq. miles (0.382808 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.429682 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Paisley, OR — U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 247 Housing Units (2000): 176 Land area (2000): 0.443999 sq. miles (1.149952 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.443999 sq. miles (1.149952 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • paisley — (izg. pȇjsli) m DEFINICIJA stilizirani kašmirski češerasti uzorak ETIMOLOGIJA engl. Paisley, grad u Škotskoj gdje se proizvodi najpoznatija kamgarn tkanina od češljane vune …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • paisley — ► NOUN ▪ a distinctive intricate pattern of curved feather shaped figures based on an Indian pine cone design. ORIGIN named after the town of Paisley in Scotland, where a cloth incorporating this design was made …   English terms dictionary


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