combing wool

noun

: long-staple strong-fibered wool found suitable for combing and used especially in the manufacture of worsteds

Word History

First Known Use

1757, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of combing wool was in 1757

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“Combing wool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/combing%20wool. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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