woolpack
noun Date: 14th century 1. a wrapper of strong fabric into which fleeces are packed for shipment 2. the complete package of wool and wrapper

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  • Woolpack — Wool pack , n. A pack or bag of wool weighing two hundred and forty pounds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woolpack — [wool′pak΄] n. 1. a large bag of canvas, cotton, etc. in which to pack wool or fleece for sale 2. a bale of wool so packed 3. a fleecy cumulus cloud …   English World dictionary

  • woolpack — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English wolpak, wullepak, from wolle, wulle wool + pak pack 1. a. : a wrapper of canvas or other strong fabric into which fleeces are packed for shipment b. : the complete package of wool and wrapper …   Useful english dictionary

  • woolpack — /wool pak /, n. 1. a coarse fabric, usually of jute, in which raw wool is packed for transport. 2. the package in which raw wool is done up for transport. 3. something resembling such a package, as a fleecy cloud. 4. Meteorol. a cumulus cloud of… …   Universalium

  • woolpack — sb. RG. 539 …   Oldest English Words

  • woolpack — n. package of wool; woolsack; cloud resembling sheep´s wool …   English contemporary dictionary

  • woolpack — noun historical a bale of wool …   English new terms dictionary

  • woolpack — /ˈwʊlpæk/ (say woolpak) noun 1. the bale in which wool was formerly done up, as for transporting. 2. Meteorology a cumulus cloud of fleecy appearance. {wool + pack1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Woolpack Hotel Beckington (Bath) — Woolpack Hotel Beckington country: United Kingdom, city: Bath (Beckington) Woolpack Hotel Beckington Woolpack Hotel Beckington is located in surroundings steeped in history, providing a host of sightseeing attractions in the shape of stone… …   International hotels

  • Woolpack Hotel Chilham (Canterbury (UK)) — Woolpack Hotel Chilham country: United Kingdom, city: Canterbury (UK) (Chilham) Woolpack Hotel Chilham The Woolpack Hotel is a 15th century inn, situated within the chocolate box village with Tudor beamed cottages framing the delightful Chilham… …   International hotels

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