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woolgather

[ wool-gath-er ]
/ ˈwʊlˌgæð ər /
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verb (used without object)

to engage in woolgathering.

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Origin of woolgather

First recorded in 1840–50; by back formation from woolgathering
wool·gath·er·er, noun
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