grease wool

grease wool

[′grēs‚wu̇l]
(textiles)
Raw wool as shorn form the sheep, containing original natural oils.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Optimizing the value of grease wool through preparation and marketing.
Speaking of buying wool, for those who do not have your own sheep, this is what you can expect: "Grease wool" is unwashed -- sells for $3-$1O per pound (for spinning quality wool).