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wool clip

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 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was no unusual occurrence for one wool clip to be detained on a remote station until the next year's shearing had commenced.

    Our First Half-Century Government of Queensland
  • What causes the difference between the wool clip of southern California and that of the Eastern States?

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
  • How do climate and soil affect the character of the wool clip?

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
British Dictionary definitions for wool clip

wool clip

the total amount of wool shorn from a particular flock, or from flocks in a particular region or country, in one year
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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