Abb wool

Abb wool
Abb wool \Abb" wool\ ([a^]b" w[oo^]l). See {Abb}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • abb wool — noun a) Wool for the abb or warp. b) A type of such wool …   Wiktionary

  • abb-wool — noun a) Wool used to make yarn for the warp. b) A type of such wool …   Wiktionary

  • Abb — ([a^]b), n. [AS. [=a]web, [=a]b; pref. a + web. See {Web}.] Among weavers, yarn for the warp. Hence, {abb wool} is wool for the abb. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abb — noun /æb/ Among weavers, yarn for the warp. Hence, abb wool is wool for the abb …   Wiktionary

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  • abb — /ab/, n. 1. low grade wool from the breech or outer edges of a fleece. 2. yarn made from this wool. [bef. 1000; OE ab, aweb, oweb; see A 3, WOOF1, WEB, WEAVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • abb — /æb/ (say ab) noun 1. the skirtings and edges of the fleece from a sheep, especially that which comes from the breech area; the most inferior wool. 2. a warp yarn made from this. {Middle English, from Old English āb, āweb, ōweb, whence woof1} …   Australian English dictionary

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