woolfell

[ woo l-fel ]
/ ˈwʊlˌfɛl /

noun

the skin of a wool-bearing animal with the fleece still on it.

Nearby words

  1. wool-sorter's disease,
  2. woolen,
  3. wooler,
  4. woolf,
  5. woolf, virginia,
  6. woolgather,
  7. woolgathering,
  8. woolgrower,
  9. woollcott,
  10. woollcott, alexander

Origin of woolfell

First recorded in 1375–1425, woolfell is from the late Middle English word wolle fell. See wool, fell4

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British Dictionary definitions for woolfell

woolfell

/ (ˈwʊlˌfɛl) /

noun

obsolete the skin of a sheep or similar animal with the fleece still attached
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