fellmongered
adjective see fellmonger

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fellmongered — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from fellmongering, after such pairs as English covering: covered Britain, of wool : removed in fellmongering …   Useful english dictionary

  • fellmongered wool — /fɛlmʌŋgəd ˈwʊl/ (say felmungguhd wool) noun wool which has been removed by fellmongering. Compare biologically harvested wool …   Australian English dictionary

  • fellmonger — noun Etymology: 1fell Date: 1530 British one who removes hair or wool from hides in preparation for leather making • fellmongered adjective, British • fellmongering noun, British • fellmongery noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • biologically harvested wool — noun wool from a live sheep which has been removed by a bioclip process. Compare fellmongered wool …   Australian English dictionary

  • skin wool — /ˈskɪn wʊl/ (say skin wool) noun scoured wool from a fellmongered sheep …   Australian English dictionary

  • slipe — /slaɪp/ (say sluyp) noun unscoured wool from a fellmongered sheep. Also, slipe wool. {British dialect} …   Australian English dictionary

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