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Noun: wool  wûl
  1. A fabric made from the hair of sheep
    - woolen [N. Amer], woollen [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Fibre sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving
     
  3. Outer coat of especially sheep and yaks
    - fleece

Derived forms: wools

Type of: animal fiber [US], animal fibre [Brit, Cdn], cloth, coat, fabric, material, pelage, textile

Part of: tweed

Encyclopedia: Wool, Dorset