—n. 1. a soft woolen fabric woven with a pattern of colorful and minutely detailed figures.
2. a shawl, scarf, tie, or other article made of this fabric.
3. a silk print simulating this fabric and weave.
4. Also called pais'ley print'. a pattern resembling the design or figure on this fabric or material.
—adj. 1. made of paisley: a paisley shawl. 2. having the pattern of a paisley. Also,Paisley.
Pronunciation: (pāz'lē),[key] —n. 1. a city in the Strathclyde region, in SW Scotland, W of Glasgow: thread factories. 95,067.