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noun as in fabric

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Flannel, made from a mixture of cotton and wool, is also soft, low-maintenance, and will keep you warm.

In warm weather, wool draws moisture away from your body and facilitates evaporation by spreading that moisture out across a larger surface area.

It’s made from materials that would otherwise go to waste—cashmere scraps that are sorted by color, shredded, and mixed with a small amount of wool for strength.

If you live in a relatively dry cold place, look for a wool exterior, this will keep any heat from escaping.

Merino wool has become a very popular base-layer material, and it’s much better than cotton.

Turns out that wool regulates temperature, repels water, wicks away moisture, and resists stains and dirt.

The resulting Wool Runners were comfortable, eco-friendly, machine-washable, and super cute—and sold out almost immediately.

The wool design by Maddalena Forcella brings to mind the gang warfare and violence that has plagued Mexico.

Plus, as Middleton says, “Many great vintage and the Burberry come with wool linings.”

Ted tugged at the brass buttons of her red, wool-crepe dress.

So Hettie put the chicken in a cage, with some wool to cover it, and fed it several times every day, till it came to know her.

Cuss him to-night, ef he's alive; an' ef his bed is soff' as wool, doan let him sleep for thinkin' of Miss Dory.

They placed cotton and fine wool all about the room, and even endeavoured to construct small nests of wool and horsehair.

You ate the milk, and you clothed yourselves with the wool, and you killed that which was fat: but my flock you did not feed.

A highly curious report on the importation of silks and the exportation of wool was soon presented to the House.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wool, such as: cashmere, fleece, fur, hair, mohair, and tweed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.