Pulled wool

Related to Pulled wool: dead wool
wool pulled from a pelt, or undressed hide.

See also: Wool

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
But all I can learn of their conclusions amounts to just this, that "Cato and Brister pulled wool"; which is about as edifying as the history of more famous schools of philosophy.
He does not rule out the possibility that the people could have pulled wool over their eyes.
SAN ANGELO - In a dusty warehouse that looks like a set from the movie "Footloose," Brian May pulled wool out of a bale and held it up for an audience that included several members of Congress.
Characteristics of virgin and pulled wool fibres used in Tunisian handmade carpets.
Stable jockey Richard Mullen once again pulled wool over his rivals when he made all the running to win the opening Zabeel Feedmill Trophy over 2,200m before a change of equipment saw Reynaldothewizard back to his best in winning the Meydan Golf Trophy over 1,200m.
2 -- We know it happened in cricket, but the level of sophistication often pulled wool over the eyes of mere mortals that they hardly notice it until the end result - an unusual victory for the underdogs at the expense of the more dominant team - or the fixer-the-great boasts about the expertise to an undercover reporter.
JOHN Bufton claims in the Post (Letters, March 17) that the Yes campaign had misled voters (Yes campaign pulled wool over your eyes).
"Hypothermia is definitely setting in," I said as I pulled wool socks up over the top of my long johns and dove under the covers.
But by taking on what appears to be a good Anglo- Saxon name, he has pulled wool over the eyes of officials in three continents.
Holding back tears, she said yesterday: "I hope that everyone in the Scottish justice establishment will now admit that SCRO experts pulled wool over their eyes.