lambs·​wool ˈlamz-ˌwu̇l How to pronounce lambswool (audio)
variants or lamb's wool
: a soft wool or woolen fabric from the first shearing of young sheep
often used before another noun
a lambswool sweater

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The bar stools are covered in black lambswool throws. Nancy Keates, WSJ, 1 Mar. 2023 Similar to the singer's sweater, this chunky lambswool knit also features a red and white color palette — candy canes, anyone? Alyssa Grabinski, Peoplemag, 30 Nov. 2022 This ultra-soft blanket is made from 100% soft virgin lambswool and handmade in Germany, woven in a versatile shade of grey. Anna Tingley, Variety, 13 Oct. 2022 And designer Elisabeth Stray Pedersen, of ESP, showed her sustainable knits and outerwear made from local lambswool in the city’s historic former central library, and had models read and interact with the books while walking down the runway. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 17 Sep. 2022 It's made of 100% Italian lambswool, which is softer and smoother than regular wool. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, 12 Aug. 2022 Blue floral wallpaper from Sandberg immerses visitors in saturated color, along with a graphic checkerboard lambswool throw from Wallace Sewell and a custom selvage Japanese denim bedspread designed by Katch Interiors. Laura Raskin, ELLE Decor, 10 Aug. 2022 Light gathering in the folds of the uniforms, washing the boot tops and the rifle barrels, radiant, hard as marble, soft as lambswool, painting the floors, drifting into the corners like snow, sleeping in the shadows. Jeff Macgregor, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 May 2022 The plush bed is made with faux lambswool fleece that creates a fluffy sleeping surface, as well as a soft microsuede exterior that shoppers say is easy to clean. Nina Huang, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Mar. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1552, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lambswool was in 1552

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Cite this Entry

“Lambswool.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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