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wool clip

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noun
  1. the total yield of wool shorn during one season from the sheep of a particular region.
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Origin of wool clip

First recorded in 1890–95
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Historical Examples

  • Australia produces nearly one-third of the wool-clip of the world.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • What has been the effect of the Australian wool-clip on the cloth-making industry of England and Germany?

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • Sheep-grazing and cattle-rearing are very extensive; its wool-clip is the largest in America.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • Again, among those who operate and deal in wool there is an active demand for money in the wool-clip in the spring months.

  • Just think, Rush, he paid three hundred dollars for it—nearly a third of what the wool-clip brought!'


British Dictionary definitions for wool clip

wool clip

noun
  1. 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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