woolly

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woolly

(sometimes US), wooly
1. consisting of, resembling, or having the nature of wool
2. covered or clothed in wool or something resembling it
3. Botany covered with long soft whitish hairs
4. US recalling the rough and lawless period of the early West of America (esp in the phrase wild and woolly)
5. Western US and Austral an informal word for sheep
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Gray is indisputably among Britain's wooliest, most platitudinous political philosophers.
I can't say we'll miss him, though, and even the wooliest of bleeding-heart liberals will struggle to defend his civil liberty to preach destruction against the country that took him in and gave him benefits.
The Oxnard volunteers call it Midnight Madness - the equivalent of a full moon for tax procrastinators, the time when some of the wildest and wooliest cases come out of the woodwork.