- the total yield of wool shorn during one season from the sheep of a particular region.
Origin of wool clip
First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for wool clip
Australia produces nearly one-third of the wool-clip of the world.
What has been the effect of the Australian wool-clip on the cloth-making industry of England and Germany?
Sheep-grazing and cattle-rearing are very extensive; its wool-clip is the largest in America.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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Again, among those who operate and deal in wool there is an active demand for money in the wool-clip in the spring months.Up To Date Business
Just think, Rush, he paid three hundred dollars for it—nearly a third of what the wool-clip brought!'Heart of the West
- the total amount of wool shorn from a particular flock, or from flocks in a particular region or country, in one year
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