Idioms about wool
Origin of wool
OTHER WORDS FROM woolwoollike, adjectivenon·wool, adjective
Words nearby wool
How to use wool in a sentence
Flannel, made from a mixture of cotton and wool, is also soft, low-maintenance, and will keep you warm.Best weighted blanket: Sleep like a baby with our comfy bedding picks|PopSci Commerce Team|February 12, 2021|Popular-Science
In warm weather, wool draws moisture away from your body and facilitates evaporation by spreading that moisture out across a larger surface area.The Kora Xenolith Is My Secret Weapon Against the Cold|Wes Siler|February 2, 2021|Outside Online
It’s made from materials that would otherwise go to waste—cashmere scraps that are sorted by color, shredded, and mixed with a small amount of wool for strength.
If you live in a relatively dry cold place, look for a wool exterior, this will keep any heat from escaping.Best winter hats: Comfortable hats to keep you warm|Carsen Joenk|January 20, 2021|Popular-Science
Merino wool has become a very popular base-layer material, and it’s much better than cotton.
Turns out that wool regulates temperature, repels water, wicks away moisture, and resists stains and dirt.
The resulting Wool Runners were comfortable, eco-friendly, machine-washable, and super cute—and sold out almost immediately.
The wool design by Maddalena Forcella brings to mind the gang warfare and violence that has plagued Mexico.Shining a Spotlight on Mexico’s Iconic Textile—the Rebozo|Liza Foreman|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Plus, as Middleton says, “Many great vintage and the Burberry come with wool linings.”An Ode to the Trench Coat: The Burberry vs. The Lloyd Dobler|Sara Lieberman|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ted tugged at the brass buttons of her red, wool-crepe dress.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So Hettie put the chicken in a cage, with some wool to cover it, and fed it several times every day, till it came to know her.
Cuss him to-night, ef he's alive; an' ef his bed is soff' as wool, doan let him sleep for thinkin' of Miss Dory.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
They placed cotton and fine wool all about the room, and even endeavoured to construct small nests of wool and horsehair.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
You ate the milk, and you clothed yourselves with the wool, and you killed that which was fat: but my flock you did not feed.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
A highly curious report on the importation of silks and the exportation of wool was soon presented to the House.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for wool
- cloth or a garment made from this yarn
- (as modifier)a wool dress
Derived forms of woolwool-like, adjective
Word Origin for wool
Other Idioms and Phrases with wool
see all wool and a yard wide; pull the wool over someone's eyes.