territory wool

noun

: wool produced especially in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Colorado, and Washington

Word History

Etymology

so called from the former territorial status of the states in which it was produced

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of territory wool was in 1876

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“Territory wool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/territory%20wool. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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