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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
1545-1555
1545-55
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British Dictionary definitions for lamb-wool

lamb's wool

noun
1.
  1. fine soft wool obtained from a lamb at its first shearing
  2. (as modifier): lamb's-wool jumpers
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