from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See woolen, woolenette.
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- adjective UK Made of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective of or related to or made of wool
- noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
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You now return to the large hall where you first undressed, wrap in woollen shawls, and recline on a divan.
TV3’s Target programme will this week detail how scientists found formaldehyde in woollen and cotton clothes at levels 500 times higher than is safe.
Ni’amah replied, “An old woman of such and such a mien, clad in woollen raiment and carrying a rosary of beads numbered by thousands.”
I have declined more cotton goods from Ireland, and asked for woollen, which is one burden gone.
What I found in Yule, Hobson-Jobson, p 861 excuse loss of diacriticals: "Sackcloth", often used in the masochistic sense of "hair shirt", apparently traces back to the Persian "Sakkalat, saklatun", which meant a kind of woollen broadcloth.
 Soft wool within, i e. a kind of woollen stuffing, pressed in between the straps, to protect the head, and make the helmet fit close.
It was arrayed in a kind of woollen night-dress, and a white handkerchief or cloth was bound tightly about the head; I had no difficulty, spite of the strangeness of the attire, in recognising the blind woman whom I so much dreaded.
Their white robes, made of a heavy kind of woollen stuff, were so constantly bulged out with the air that they seemed made of wood.
Generally even shades are readily obtained on any kind of woollen fabric.
We also had to have an outlet to control the constant supply of comforts, such as woollen clothing, candies, cigarettes, and reading matter, so that they could be distributed to meet the needs of all.