wool stapler


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wool stapler

n
(Textiles) a person who sorts wool into different grades or classifications
ˈwool-ˌstapling n, adj

wool′ sta`pler


n.
1. a dealer in wool.
2. a person who sorts wool according to the staple or fiber.
[1700–10]
wool′-sta`pling, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wool stapler - a dealer in wool
distributer, distributor - someone who markets merchandise
2.wool stapler - a person who sorts wool into different grades
grader - a judge who assigns grades to something
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Not surprisingly, the pivotal figure in financing the wool supply was the wool stapler. Wool growers sold either directly to him, or to him through intermediaries, at only two to four weeks' credit.