wool·​pack ˈwu̇l-ˌpak How to pronounce woolpack (audio)
: a wrapper of strong fabric into which fleeces are packed for shipment
: 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, 6 July 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of woolpack was in the 14th century

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“Woolpack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woolpack. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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