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- adj. (of sheep) having relatively long wool
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Noils are divided into classes, namely, long-wool noils, short or fine-wool noils, mohair noils, and alpaca noils.
We may learn whether it is best to buy American-made macaroni or the imported variety; whether French silks and gloves are superior to those made in America; what "shoddy" is, what we may expect from it if we buy it, how much it is worth in comparison with long-wool fabrics, how to know whether shoddy is being offered us when we buy.
But as it is necessary to have some mangel-wurzel and Swede turnips for the Ayrshire cows and long-wool sheep next winter and spring, select the cleanest and richest land that can be found that was under cultivation last season.
They are long-wool sheep; from these did Jason take his golden fleece.
It has gone with Stratford's place as the top qualifier among 12 for Saturday morning's national semi-final, after five qualifying rounds at Alexandra (merino), Waimate (long-wool),