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greasy wool

noun
1.
untreated wool, still retaining the lanolin, which is used for waterproof clothing
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  • He wore the American farmer's customary outfit of rough brown pants, hickory shirt, and greasy wool hat.

  • He wore the American farmer's customary outfit of rough brown pants, hickory shirt and greasy wool hat.

    Prairie Folks Hamlin Garland
  • What between prime old whiskey inside and greasy wool outside I dodged a probable attack of pneumonia.

    The Bartlett Mystery Louis Tracy

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