Definition of combing wool in English:

combing wool

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[mass noun]
  • Long-stapled wool with straight, parallel fibres, suitable for combing and making into high-quality fabrics, in particular worsted. Compare with carding wool.
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    • 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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