Berlin wool


noun
  1. a soft woolen yarn for embroidery or knitting.

Origin of Berlin wool

1
1840–50; after Berlin, Germany, where such wools were originally dyed

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How to use Berlin wool in a sentence

  • And that Berlin-wool cushion … yes, the little dog with the cherries looked quite real….

    Vanitas | Vernon Lee
  • Berlin-wool work and Brabazon Lodge had tried her somewhat and—she wanted Griffith.

    Vagabondia | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Nothing was too sacred for the Berlin-wool worker to lay hands upon.