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new wool

noun
1.
wool that is being processed or woven for the first time Usual US term virgin wool
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  • We will know by price whether the all wool is new wool or not.

    Clothing and Health Helen Kinne
  • The rags are washed, ground up, and prepared to mix with the new wool.

    Clothing and Health Helen Kinne
  • Do you know that the wool skirt which you are wearing may not be made of all new wool?

    Clothing and Health Helen Kinne
  • Shoddy, a stuff woven of old woollen fabrics teased into fibre and of new wool intermixed.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • When shoddy-wool is placed in liquor potass it is much more speedily attacked than new wool.

  • The greater portion of this class of goods in carded yarns contains little or no new wool in its make-up.

    Textiles William H. Dooley
  • The result is that there is not wool enough to provide the public with clothing made of new wool.

    Textiles William H. Dooley
  • The per cent of new wool should be told and the price made accordingly.

    Clothing and Health Helen Kinne
  • If only new wool were used, there would not be enough raised in the world to clothe everybody.

    Clothing and Health Helen Kinne

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