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lamb's wool

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noun
  1. a soft, virgin wool possessing superior spinning qualities, shorn from a seven-month-old lamb.
  2. a fabric made from this wool.
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Origin of lamb's wool

First recorded in 1545–55
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British Dictionary definitions for lamb's wool

lamb's wool

noun
    1. fine soft wool obtained from a lamb at its first shearing
    2. (as modifier)lamb's-wool jumpers
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