Noils
Noils Noils, n. pl. [Etymol. uncertain.] Waste and knots of wool removed by the comb; combings. [1913 Webster]

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  • Top — Top, n. [AS. top; akin to OFries. top a tuft, D. top top, OHG. zopf end, tip, tuft of hair, G. zopf tuft of hair, pigtail, top of a tree, Icel. toppr a tuft of hair, crest, top, Dan. top, Sw. topp pinnacle, top; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Tuft}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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