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- n. Low quality wool.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A material of short fiber and inferior quality obtained by deviling woolen rags or the remnants of woolen goods, specif. those of felted, milled, or hard-spun woolen cloth, as distinguished from
shoddy, or the deviled product of loose-textured woolen goods or worsted, -- a distinction often disregarded.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Artificial short-staple wool formed by tearing to pieces and disintegrating old woolen fabrics, as old clothes.
- n. An East Indian plant, Ophiorhiza Mungos, whose roots are a reputed cure for snake-bites. See mongoos.
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