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Monday, November 05, 2007

Definitions for woolgathering

  1. Indulgence in idle daydreaming.

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Citations for woolgathering
Similarly, in the meadow, if you laze too late into the fall, woolgathering, snow could fill your mouth. Edward Hoagland, Sierra
It would be easy to slip off into woolgathering and miss a deadline. Jeraldine Saunders, Washington Post
Origin of woolgathering
1545-1555
Woolgathering derives from the literal sense, "gathering fragments of wool."