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  • noun Plural form of woolpack.

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Examples

  • We must not think to make a staple commodity of all the knowledge in the land, to mark and licence it like our broadcloth and our woolpacks.

    Areopagitica

  • We must not think to make a staple commodity of all the knowledge in the land, to mark and licence it like our broadcloth and our woolpacks.

    Areopagitica

  • They tell us here long stories of the great art used in laying the first foundation of this church, the ground being marshy and wet, occasioned by the channels of the rivers; that it was laid upon piles, according to some, and upon woolpacks, according to others.

    From London to Land's End

  • They tell us here long stories of the great art used in laying the first foundation of this church, the ground being marshy and wet, occasioned by the channels of the rivers; that it was laid upon piles, according to some, and upon woolpacks, according to others.

    From London to Land's End

  • And our enemies hauing cast so much earth into the ditch, as filled it vp againe, and made it a firme way to the wall of the counterscharfe, and casting before them the earth by little and little, they made one trauerse euen vnto the wall on two sides in all their batteries, the which they made thicke and strong with woolpacks; and other fagots, to assure themselues the better of our flanckers.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • They tell us here long stories of the great art used in laying the first foundation of this church, the ground being marshy and wet, occasioned by the channels of the rivers; that it was laid upon piles, according to some, and upon woolpacks, according to others.

    From London to Land's End

  • In the stores the husband will be found in deep and earnest conversation with his better half, relative perhaps to the quantity of barbed wire or coffee or woolpacks -- anything and everything required at the time.

    The Boer in Peace and War

  • They both have their feet on woolpacks, and on the son's woolpack is his merchant's mark.

    Medieval People

  • Less than fifty years after the alehouse signs swung woolpacks to guide thirsty clothiers, the business came down with a run.

    Highways and Byways in Surrey

  • We must not think to make a staple commodity of all the knowledge in the land, to mark and license it like our broadcloth and our woolpacks.

    Plea for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing

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