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woollen

(US), woolen
relating to or consisting partly or wholly of wool
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Come wife," said he, "let her have a pair of thick stockings and a woollen shawl or blanket directly; and tell Dora to give her some warm supper as soon as the milk boils.
And thirdly, standing on a raised step among the maidens of Haarlem, a beautiful Frisian girl, dressed in fine scarlet woollen cloth, embroidered with silver, and covered with a lace veil, which fell in rich folds from her head-dress of gold brocade; in one word, Rosa, who, faint and with swimming eyes, was leaning on the arm of one of the officers of William.
But Rose cried out, and caught his arm, "Don't touch them with that rough woollen stuff
She had round red arms, a dress of some sober woollen stuff, and a brass brooch the size of a cheese-cake stuck in the front of it.
Now, however, instead of the great white cloak, he had no clothes on at all, save a short woollen shirt and a pair of leather shoes.
Only our eyes were allowed to peep out from the fur and woollen wrappings necessary to our heads if we would come back with our ears and noses in the same places they were in when we started, and for the first two miles the mirth created by each other's strange appearance was uproarious,-- a fact I mention merely to show what an effect dry, bright, intense cold produces on healthy bodies, and how much better it is to go out in it and enjoy it than to stay indoors and sulk.
It is the most difficult thing in the world to eat sandwiches with immense fur and woollen gloves on, and I think we ate almost as much fur as anything, and choked exceedingly during the process.
Fat man with a woollen muffler and a quill toothpick.
The dispute between us ended, after that, in my wiping my eyes, like an old fool, with my new woollen waistcoat, and saying I would think about it.
His men cleanse their fingers on their woollen aprons before presuming to touch their foreheads to Mr Boffin or Lady.
Riley, had been apparently occupied in a tactile examination of his woollen stockings.
Urging the Yorkshire woollen manufacturers to adopt the statutory policing of work in their own industry, one contemporary judged the worsted inspectors' achievement in these terms: