woolgatherer


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wool·gath·er

 (wo͝ol′găth′ər)
intr.v. wool·gath·ered, wool·gath·er·ing, wool·gath·ers
To engage in fanciful daydreaming.

[From the practice of wandering areas where sheep graze to gather tufts of wool caught on vegetation .]

wool′gath′er·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woolgatherer - someone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming
lotus-eater, stargazer - someone indifferent to the busy world; "in the Odyssey Homer tells of lotus-eaters who live in dreamy indolence"
escapist, wishful thinker, dreamer - a person who escapes into a world of fantasy
do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, bum - person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
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In his Woolgatherer blog, Mr Pollard also said the use of heroin, cocaine and Ecstasy was less dangerous than drinking alcohol, and that the "three common misconceptions" about paedophilia were that paedophiles were all sex offenders, that they were the worst criminals of all and that paedophilia was one of the greatest threats to children.
In his Woolgatherer blog Mr Pollard also said the use of heroin, cocaine and ecstasy was less dangerous than drinking alcohol, and that the "three common misconceptions" about paedophilia were that paedophiles were all sex offenders, that they were the worst criminals of all and that paedophilia was one of the greatest threats to children.
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The address is The Sheepscombe Connection, Woolgatherers, Glos, GL6 7QT, or email sheepscombepcc @gmail.