from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Wool shorn from a lamb.
  • n. A fabric or yarn made from this wool.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Ale mixed with the pulp of roasted apples; -- probably from the resemblance of the pulp of roasted apples to lamb's wool.


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