Wool staple

a city or town where wool used to be brought to the king's staple for sale.

See also: Wool

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When I shear, I always put half a dozen fleeces to one side, then spend a bit of time selecting the best one before going to a competition "I check the strength and length of the wool staple, and its crimp.
As a result of follicle shutdown, wool staple strength was significantly (p<0.
Tweed is already big news on the designer rails and in the high street, so it's the perfect opportunity to be a bit more adventurous and stray away from the safe basic black wool staple.