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 Meanings and Examples of WOOL
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wool
 n.  dense, soft, often curly hair forming the coat of sheep and certain other mammals
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  Gray wool for uniforms was now almost literally more priceless than rubies, and Ashley was wearing the familiar homespun.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  But the only hats obtainable in Atlanta were crudely made wool hats, and they were tackier than the monkey-hat forage caps.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
3  Ladies now wore gaiters made of their old wool shawls and cut-up carpets.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
4  He threw down the cigar violently and it smoked acridly on the carpet, the smell of scorching wool rising to their nostrils.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
5  Sickly yellow leaves in a windrow with dried wings of box-elder seeds and snags of wool from the cotton-woods.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
6  Her white wool gloves lay in her lap.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
7  Kennicott drew from the injured leg the thick red "German sock," the innumerous other socks of gray and white wool, then the spiral bandage.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
8  They were as thick and curly as carded wool.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: V
9  We put sheets of cotton wool under it for a snow-field, and Jake's pocket-mirror for a frozen lake.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XI
10  He had the Negro head, too; almost no head at all; nothing behind the ears but folds of neck under close-clipped wool.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
11  At a word from Kirkpatrick, d'Arnault spread himself out over the piano, and began to draw the dance music out of it, while the perspiration shone on his short wool and on his uplifted face.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
12  He was a handsome one, this chap, fair-skinned and freckled, with red cheeks and a ruddy pelt as thick as a lamb's wool, growing down on his neck in little tufts.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
13  "Aunt Dinah greases her wool stiff, every day, to make it lie straight," said Jane.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
14  "And it will be wool, after all," said Rosa, maliciously shaking down her long, silky curls.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
15  Phylo now placed this by her side, full of fine spun yarn, and a distaff charged with violet coloured wool was laid upon the top of it.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IV
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Go for wool and come home shorn.
2  She unwound the wool from the ball.
3  This type of wool is woven into fabric which will make jackets.
4  I can't wear wool - it makes me itch.
5  Thereis no wool so white but a dyer can make it black.
6  I'd like to try on that blue wool coat.
7  Her skilful fingers spun the wool out to a fine thread.
8  A lazy sheep thinks its wool heavy.
9  A wool jacket complements the silk trousers and provides an interesting contrast in texture.
10  This grade of wool can be sold at a fairly low price.
11  They used only natural pigments to dye the wool.
12  Join the blue wool onto the end of the gold pattern and work the same stitches into the back.
13  Join the blue wool on the end of the gold pattern and work the same stitches into the back.
14  Press on the wound with a large pad of cotton wool.
15  I vividly recall the smell of damp wool and coal gas, which was unlike anything I'd experienced before.