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Origin of noil
OTHER WORDS FROM noilnoily, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for noil
The short fiber obtained in combing long staple wool is called "noil."Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson
An increased yield and better quality of top, owing to the absence of broken fiber, and consequent diminution of noil and waste.
There was a good deal of waste in this combing, that is, large clumps of tangled wool called noil were combed out.Home Life in Colonial Days|Alice Morse Earle
Some of the noil collected by the combing process is composed of a large percentage of short mohair.
The lower grade noil is sold to carpet manufacturers and various users of low grade stuff.