virgin wool

noun

Definition of virgin wool

: wool not used before in manufacture

Examples of virgin wool in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Fall fashion trends: Stylish details matter — and are everything this season," 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, "The story behind the carpeting in Metro’s rail cars? It stinks.," 8 Feb. 2018 Stay away from heavy tweed wool winter suits and linen summer ensembles, opting instead for virgin wool or cashmere. Esquire, "3 Ways to Wear this Travel-Friendly Trench Coat," 25 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of virgin wool

1915, in the meaning defined above

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24 Nov 2019

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“Virgin wool.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/virgin%20wool. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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