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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
References in classic literature ?
The baby employed the intervals in pulling Tom's nose, scratching his face, and burying her fat hands in his woolly hair, which last operation seemed to afford her special content.
Woolly mammoths and humans have a long, shared history going back to the days of hunting and leading up to today, when we can (http://www.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of hemlock woolly adelgid, a regulated pest, in three counties in southwestern Nova Scotia.
George Church - "the Einstein of our times," according to author Ben Mezrich - a lab at Harvard Medical School is working on bringing back the woolly mammoth through genetic engineering.
George Church is currently working on resurrecting the prehistoric woolly mammoth.
Writing on her blog Woolly Pedlar, she said: "Here at Woolly HQ, I am one very excited Woolly Pedlar.
Writing on her blog, Woolly Pedlar, she said: "Here at Woolly HQ, I am one very excited Woolly Pedlar.
New research may take human beings off the hook for the demise of at least one species of big mammal - the woolly mammoth - but offers a lesson of another kind.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Russian scientists undertaking an exploratory expedition on the Lyakhovsky Islands have discovered woolly mammoth remains including skin and tusk, which they believe suitable for obtaining the DNA necessary to clone the animal.
Little Woolly fell through the edge of glacier ice into the raging river and got carried downriver on the current.
A single genetic change may have made woolly mammoths fat, hairy and cold-loving.
It's always a joy when Yoshi gets to get out of the saddle and leave his pal Mario behind for one of his own games, and Woolly World is a particularly inventive treat.