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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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Polly MacCauley hears the sound, too, and knows that this is the lamb that will provide her with the wool to knit the "very finest, most divinest, woolliest gift of all
Shaun, a 6-year-old merino ram, has been named the "world's woolliest sheep.
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white shirt and tie under his jacket and the woolliest chaps I'd ever seen.
He was dressed in little more than a galabeya, the traditional long men's shirt, while I felt cold wearing almost all the clothing I brought with me on my trip, including a borrowed jacket and my woolliest socks from Canada, where I live.
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