clothing wool

\ ˈklōt͟hiŋ-, -ēŋ- \

Definition of clothing wool

1 : short staple wool usually under 1³/₄ inches in length and suitable only for carding and woolen goods

called also carding wool

2 : wool used in apparel fabrics as distinguished from wool used in carpets

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