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Idioms for wool
Origin of wool
OTHER WORDS FROM woolwool·like, adjectivenon·wool, adjective
Words nearby wool
British Dictionary definitions for all wool and a yard wide
- cloth or a garment made from this yarn
- (as modifier)a wool dress
Derived forms of woolwool-like, adjective
Word Origin for wool
Idioms and Phrases with all wool and a yard wide (1 of 2)
Genuine, not fake; of excellent quality; also, honorable. For example, You can count on Ned—he's all wool and a yard wide. This metaphorical term alludes to a length of highly valued pure-wool cloth that measures exactly a yard (and not an inch less). [Late 1800s]
Idioms and Phrases with all wool and a yard wide (2 of 2)
see all wool and a yard wide; pull the wool over someone's eyes.