Woolfell
Woolfell Wool"fell`, n. [Wool + fell a skin.] A skin with the wool; a skin from which the wool has not been sheared or pulled. [Written also {woolfel}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • woolfell — [wool′fel΄] n. [ WOOL + FELL4] the pelt of a wool bearing animal with the wool still on it …   English World dictionary

  • woolfell — /wool fel /, n. the skin of a wool bearing animal with the fleece still on it. [1375 1425; late ME wolle fell. See WOOL, FELL4] * * * …   Universalium

  • woolfell — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English wolle felle, from wolle wool + felle, fel fell Britain : a skin from which the wool has not been sheared or pulled * * * /wool fel /, n. the skin of a wool bearing animal with the fleece still on it.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • woolfel — Woolfell Wool fell , n. [Wool + fell a skin.] A skin with the wool; a skin from which the wool has not been sheared or pulled. [Written also {woolfel}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fell — Fell, n. [AS. fell; akin to D. vel, OHG. fel, G. fell, Icel. fell (in comp.), Goth fill in [thorn]rutsfill leprosy, L. pellis skin, G. ?. Cf. {Film}, {Peel}, {Pell}, n.] A skin or hide of a beast with the wool or hair on; a pelt; used chiefly in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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