virgin wool


Definition of virgin wool

: wool not used before in manufacture

Examples of virgin wool in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web From a dreamy Loulou Studio cardigan to a virgin wool dress by Altuzarra, the time to stock up on cozy knits—at a fraction of the price—is now. Alexis Bennett, Vogue, 14 July 2022 Hugo Boss' virgin wool two-piece checks both boxes easily, with a respectable micro-pattern that adds an interesting texture without drawing too much attention. Christian Gollayan, Men's Health, 16 May 2022 Classic virgin wool, cashmere and silk rib knit inserts on the collar, cuffs and bottom band complete the item, which stands out for its enveloping and alluring sensations of comfort. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 6 Nov. 2021 The prestige of artisan workmanship and the virgin wool and cashmere fibers ensure a smooth and soft fabric that is ideal for chilly autumnal weather. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 6 Nov. 2021 The sequin-embellished virgin wool gown worn by Zendaya summed up those objectives aptly, while channeling the high-fantasy sci-fi vibe of her film. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 25 Oct. 2021 This special edition in 150's virgin wool is a timeless and elegant addition to your formal wardrobe. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 10 May 2021 Uma Wang Chinese designer Uma Wang’s oversize black and beige striped virgin wool scarf is fringed at the edges. Janet Kinosian, Los Angeles Times, 19 Sep. 2019 At his business, a proper cleaning of a 10-by-75-foot virgin wool carpet would cost up to $525, Hadeed said. Faiz Siddiqui, Washington Post, 8 Feb. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of virgin wool

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of virgin wool was in 1915

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27 Jul 2022

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“Virgin wool.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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