Origin of wool
Related formswool·like, adjectivenon·wool, adjective
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.
British Dictionary definitions for wool
- cloth or a garment made from this yarn
- (as modifier)a wool dress
Derived Formswool-like, adjective
Word Origin for wool
Idioms and Phrases with wool
see all wool and a yard wide; pull the wool over someone's eyes.