a soft, virgin wool possessing superior spinning qualities, shorn from a seven-month-old lamb.
a fabric made from this wool.
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- lamb's fry,
- lamb's lettuce,
- lamb's tail,
- lamb's tails,
- lamb's tongue,
- lamb, charles,
- lamb, william,
Origin of lamb's wool
First recorded in 1545–55
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- fine soft wool obtained from a lamb at its first shearing
- (as modifier)lamb's-wool jumpers
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