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see woolwool,
fiber made from the fleece of the domestic sheep. Composition and Characteristics

Wool consists of the cortex, overlapping scales (sharper and more protruding than those of hair) that may expand at their free edges causing fibers to intermesh; elasticum, the
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worsted

[′wu̇s·təd]
(textiles)
Yarn spun from combed long-staple wool fibers.
Fabric made from this yarn.
Yarns, with any fiber content, manufactured by using the worsted spinning system.

worsted

1. a closely twisted yarn or thread made from combed long-staple wool
2. a fabric made from this, with a hard smooth close-textured surface and no nap
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