Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The process of removing the wool from sheepskins.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Questions about industry wool-pulling and willful ignorance aside -- because in the end, it doesn't matter much -- my colleague Chris Hunt points out that ultimate transparency is not even necessarily the point, if government agencies do their jobs and enact meaningful regulations on the meat industry.

    Leslie Hatfield: Factory vs. Sustainable Pork Production: Two Videos, One Case for Transparency

  • Questions about industry wool-pulling and willful ignorance aside -- because in the end, it doesn't matter much -- my colleague Chris Hunt points out that ultimate transparency is not even necessarily the point, if government agencies do their jobs and enact meaningful regulations on the meat industry.

    Leslie Hatfield: Factory vs. Sustainable Pork Production: Two Videos, One Case for Transparency

  • And this falling off in the forces of the foe, singularly inspirited the scorpions, who mustered courage, and after a series of savage battles, in which there was a notorious amount of wool-pulling, gained the day.

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith

  • Read the full post for the complete story -- it's a good tale, well told -- and marvel at the chutzpah that lets people think they can get away with such wool-pulling.

    Londonist

  • Read the full post for the complete story -- it's a good tale, well told -- and marvel at the chutzpah that lets people think they can get away with such wool-pulling.

    Londonist

  • Read the full post for the complete story -- it's a good tale, well told -- and marvel at the chutzpah that lets people think they can get away with such wool-pulling.

    Londonist

  • Read the full post for the complete story -- it's a good tale, well told -- and marvel at the chutzpah that lets people think they can get away with such wool-pulling.

    Londonist

  • Read the full post for the complete story -- it's a good tale, well told -- and marvel at the chutzpah that lets people think they can get away with such wool-pulling.

    Londonist

  • Read the full post for the complete story -- it's a good tale, well told -- and marvel at the chutzpah that lets people think they can get away with such wool-pulling.

    Londonist

  • Read the full post for the complete story -- it's a good tale, well told -- and marvel at the chutzpah that lets people think they can get away with such wool-pulling.

    Londonist

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