Origin of noil
Related formsnoil·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for noil
An increased yield and better quality of top, owing to the absence of broken fiber, and consequent diminution of noil and waste.
The short fiber obtained in combing long staple wool is called "noil."Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson
Some of the noil collected by the combing process is composed of a large percentage of short mohair.Practical Angora Goat Raising|C. P. Bailey