woolpack

[ wool-pak ]
/ ˈwʊlˌpæk /

noun

a coarse fabric, usually of jute, in which raw wool is packed for transport.
the package in which raw wool is done up for transport.
something resembling such a package, as a fleecy cloud.
Meteorology. a cumulus cloud of fleecy appearance with a horizontal base.

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Origin of woolpack

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at wool, pack1
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British Dictionary definitions for woolpack

woolpack
/ (ˈwʊlˌpæk) /

noun

the cloth or canvas wrapping used to pack a bale of wool
a bale of wool
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