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Synonyms for wool

fleece

yarn

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pull the wool over someone's eyes

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Synonyms for wool

a fabric made from the hair of sheep

fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving

outer coat of especially sheep and yaks

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Now, however, instead of the great white cloak, he had no clothes on at all, save a short woollen shirt and a pair of leather shoes.
She, who had heard this, walked past under the screen of her woollen veil, till, presently looking back, she perceived that the church party had left the gate with her boots and retreated down the hill.
His men cleanse their fingers on their woollen aprons before presuming to touch their foreheads to Mr Boffin or Lady.
When the servants had washed them and anointed them with oil, they brought them woollen cloaks and shirts, and the two took their seats by the side of Menelaus.
Adraste brought her a seat, Alcippe a soft woollen rug while Phylo fetched her the silver work-box which Alcandra wife of Polybus had given her.
On this Helen told the maid servants to set beds in the room that was in the gatehouse, and to make them with good red rugs, and spread coverlets on the top of them with woollen cloaks for the guests to wear.
The bronze face, the shaggy black hair and beard, the coarse woollen red cap, the rough medley dress of home-spun stuff and hairy skins of beasts, the powerful frame attenuated by spare living, and the sullen and desperate compression of the lips in sleep, inspired the mender of roads with awe.
The prince met the bassist-turnedfarmer and his wife Claire at Abraham Moon and Sons, in Guiseley, Leeds - the last fully vertical woollen mill in England, which employs more than 200 people and makes luxury woollens for the likes of Marks & Spencer, Laura Ashley and Paul Smith.
The Row (that's the Olsen twins' label) took the prize for most oversized, with a humongous cowl-necked jumper and trousers combo, while Stella McCartney and yarn aficionado Mark Fast also went for the slouch-factor with layers of chunky woollens.
So, as humans wear woollens in winters, we offer the same for the deities in the temple," said Trivedi.
According to the survey conducted by this scribe on Sunday, most of the ladies and kids love to buy imported woollen sweeter, woollens knit-wears, garments and ornaments.
65) Since worsteds were not fulled like traditional woollens, it was imperative that spinners produce strong yarn of uniform thickness or count.