[ wool-muhn ]

noun,plural wool·men.
  1. a person who buys and sells wool; wool dealer.

Origin of woolman

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at wool, man

Words Nearby woolman

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How to use woolman in a sentence

  • At the present moment, for instance, it is halfway through the front cover of the 'Journal of John woolman.'

    The Patient Observer | Simeon Strunsky
  • Like woolman and Lay, he advocated abstinence from intoxicating spirits.

  • It was then that the saintly John woolman did his work; but he was only the most distinguished among many others.

    Slavery in Pennsylvania | Edward Raymond Turner
  • John woolman and others were appointed on committees to visit slaveholders and persuade them.

    Slavery in Pennsylvania | Edward Raymond Turner
  • As an itinerant Friend, woolman, the anti-slavery apostle, came to the Hill in 176-.

    Quaker Hill | Warren H. Wilson