- wookey hole,
- wool bale,
- wool cheque,
- wool classing,
- wool clip,
- wool fat
Origin of wool
Examples from the Web for wool
Turns out that wool regulates temperature, repels water, wicks away moisture, and resists stains and dirt.
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
The collection includes leather pants, fringed boots, silk t-shirts, and wool blazers.Isabel Marant Lands at H&M; Burberry Breaks $1 Billion|The Fashion Beast Team|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In true locker-room style, she rocks bejeweled Céline Birkenstocks with wool socks and a pair of gold-framed Versace sunglasses.
He found her in the midst of tiny wisps of paper, thread, and wool, that had been her chief concern for three days past."Wee Tim'rous Beasties"|Douglas English
It is this power of combination with bases that makes them of value in wool dyeing.The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics|Franklin Beech
He combed her wool tenderly each day before he started off for the brig.The Wee Scotch Piper|Madeline Brandeis
Moreover, Sir, if it please your mastership for to understand how your wool was housed ever deal by Easter even.Medieval People|Eileen Edna Power
Wool freshly shorn or in any other way separated from the skin shall also be subject to seizure immediately upon its separation.
- cloth or a garment made from this yarn
- (as modifier)a wool dress
Word Origin for wool
Old English wull, from Proto-Germanic *wulno (cf. Old Norse ull, Old Frisian wolle, Middle Dutch wolle, Dutch wol, Old High German wolla, German wolle, Gothic wulla), from PIE *wele- (cf. Sanskrit urna; Avestan varena; Greek lenos "wool;" Latin lana "wool," vellus "fleece;" Old Church Slavonic vluna, Russian vulna, Lithuanian vilna "wool;" Middle Irish olann, Welsh gwlan "wool"). Figurative expression pull the wool over (someone's) eyes is recorded from 1839, American English.
see all wool and a yard wide; pull the wool over someone's eyes.