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woolpack

[woo l-pak] /ˈwʊlˌpæk/
noun
1.
a coarse fabric, usually of jute, in which raw wool is packed for transport.
2.
the package in which raw wool is done up for transport.
3.
something resembling such a package, as a fleecy cloud.
4.
Meteorology. a cumulus cloud of fleecy appearance with a horizontal base.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see wool, pack1
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British Dictionary definitions for wool pack

woolpack

/ˈwʊlˌpæk/
noun
1.
the cloth or canvas wrapping used to pack a bale of wool
2.
a bale of wool
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