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wool clip Syllabification: wool clip

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of wool clip in English:


The total quantity of wool shorn from a particular flock or in a particular area in the course of a year.
Example sentences
  • He says the wool clip in pastoral areas is much better this year than last year when the drought was in full swing and quality has markedly improved.
  • In a partnership between Kendal carpet-makers Goodacres and the National Trust, 140 fell farmers have been selling their Herdwick wool clip for carpet production.
  • The wool clip increased, but its value plummeted and pastures came under enormous pressure as farmers tried to maintain their income by increasing sheep numbers to unprecedented heights.
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