Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as pine-needle wool. See pine-needle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Indians wore garments made of tree-wool, and they had bows of reed and arrows of reed with iron points.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Blown tufts of tree-wool from the grove and sealed

    The Light of Asia

  • Phoenician merchants with _butz_, which is translated "fine linen," but is perhaps rather cotton, [928] the "tree-wool" of Herodotus; it also supplies embroidery, and certain precious stones, which our translators have considered to be coral, emeralds, and rubies.

    History of Phoenicia

  • So saying he gave him a bundle of tree-wool he had by him, and pursued, "O

    Arabian nights. English

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