woolpack

noun
wool·​pack | \ ˈwu̇l-ˌpak How to pronounce woolpack (audio) \

Definition of woolpack

1 : a wrapper of strong fabric into which fleeces are packed for shipment
2 : the complete package of wool and wrapper

Examples of woolpack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Is there to be a monopoly of knowledge; are the products of all English brains to be stamped like broadcloth and woolpacks? Franklin Foer, The Atlantic, "The Death of the Public Square," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of woolpack

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Woolpack.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woolpack. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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