woolies

wooly

[wool-ee]
adjective, woolier, wooliest, noun, plural woolies.

wooliness, noun
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wooly
1578, "resembling or made of wool," from wool (q.v.). Meaning "barbarous, rude" is recorded 1891, from wild and wooly (1884) applied to the U.S. western frontier, perhaps in reference to range steers or to unkempt cowboys.
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  1. n.
    long underwear. : It's the time of the year for woolies!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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