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Shetland wool

noun
1.
the fine wool undercoat pulled by hand from Shetland sheep.
2.
thin, loosely twisted wool yarn for knitting or weaving.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
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Shetland wool

noun
1.
a fine loosely twisted wool yarn spun from the fleece of Shetland sheep and used esp for sweaters
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