Definition of combing wool in English:

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combing wool

noun

Long-stapled wool with straight, parallel fibers, suitable for combing and making into high-quality fabrics, in particular worsted. Compare with carding wool.
Example sentences
  • Complementing its full carding wool range, it is able to offer scoured combing wools to meet the most discerning wool top maker's requirements.
  • Light burr in combing wools can be removed by mechanical action.
  • Bedford, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, and Norfolk has been accounted the longest and finest combing wool.

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Syllabification: comb·ing wool

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