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Berlin wool

a soft woolen yarn for embroidery or knitting.
Also called berlin.
Origin of Berlin wool
1840-50; after Berlin, Germany, where such wools were orig. dyed Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Nothing was too sacred for the berlin-wool worker to lay hands upon.

  • And that berlin-wool cushion … yes, the little dog with the cherries looked quite real….

    Vanitas Vernon Lee
  • berlin-wool work and Brabazon Lodge had tried her somewhat and—she wanted Griffith.

    Vagabondia Frances Hodgson Burnett

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