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wool

  • n  a fabric made from the hair of sheep
  • n  fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving
  • n  outer coat of especially sheep and yaks

  • Pier Luigi Loro Piana inspects samples of Merino wool at the Australian Brooklyn Wool Auction.
  • In Denver last week one angry wool grower suggested that the easiest way to dispose of the 850-million lb.
  • When Australia's wool auctions opened last week, world wool producers got a nice lift.
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  • Prince William in USA Today
    The last thing I want to do is be mollycoddled or wrapped up in cotton wool because if I was to join the army I'd want to go where my men went and I'd want to do what they did,William said in an interview with Britain's Press Association and...
  • Justin Verlander in SI.com
    They look exactly the same, they breathe more and they won't shrink,Verlander said. "The best thing is, when it rains, the hats won't stink like the wool ones did."
  • Gilles Duceppe in International Herald Tribune
    Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe on Thursday told the House of Commons that Harper's motion was a clumsy attempt to "pull the wool over the public's eyes."

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