lamb's wool

lamb's wool

noun
1.
a soft, virgin wool possessing superior spinning qualities, shorn from a seven-month-old lamb.
2.
a fabric made from this wool.

Origin:
1545–55

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lamb's wool
 
n
a.  fine soft wool obtained from a lamb at its first shearing
 b.  (as modifier): lamb's-wool jumpers

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