Shetland wool


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Shetland wool

n
(Textiles) a fine loosely twisted wool yarn spun from the fleece of Shetland sheep and used esp for sweaters

Shet′land wool′


n.
1. the fine wool undercoat pulled by hand from Shetland sheep.
2. a fine yarn made from this.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Shetland wool - a wool obtained from sheep of the Shetland islands
wool - fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving
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Shetland wool

n(lana) Shetland
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