Lambs' Wool


Lambs' Wool
LAMBS' WOOL
The wool obtained by shearing lambs at the age of six to eight months. Yarns known as lambswool are not always spun from lambs' wool (see Lambs-wool Yarns)

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • lambs|wool — or lamb s wool «LAMZ WUL», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a light, soft wool yarn spun from the first shearing of a lamb less than a year old. 2. hot ale mixed with the pulp of roasted apples and sweetened and spiced: »Lay a crab in the fire to roast… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lambs·wool — /ˈlæmzˌwʊl/ noun [noncount] : soft wool from lambs often used before another noun a lambswool sweater …   Useful english dictionary

  • lambs wool — n. wool of a young sheep …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Wool — is the fiber derived from the specialized skin cells, called follicles, [Australian Wool Corporation, Australian Wool Classing, Raw Wool Services, 1990] of animals in the Caprinae family, principally sheep, but the hair of certain species of… …   Wikipedia

  • lamb's wool — noun 1. a. : the soft elastic wool shorn from lambs seven or eight months old b. : the superior woolen woven from lamb s wool 2. : a sugared and spiced hot ale beverage containing the pulp of roasted apples * * * 1. a soft, virgin wool possessing …   Useful english dictionary

  • lambswool — lambs|wool sb. (fk.) …   Dansk ordbog

  • Lambswool — Lambs|wool 〈[læ̣mzwu:l] f. 10; Textilw.〉 Lammwolle (Qualitätsbez. für Strickwaren) [engl.] * * * Lambs|wool [ læmzwʊl ], die; [engl. lambswool] (Textilind.): weiche, zarte Lamm , Schafwolle. * * * Lambswool   [ læmzwʊl, englisch] die, , Lammwolle …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lambswool — lambs|wool [ˈlæmzwul] n [U] soft wool from ↑lambs, used for making clothes lambswool jumper/sweater/blanket etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lambswool — Lambs|wool [ læmzwul] die; <aus gleichbed. engl. lambs wool>: 1. weiche Lamm , Schafwolle. 2. feine Strickware aus Lamm , Schafwolle …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Lambswool — Lambs|wool 〈 [læ̣mzwu:l] f.; Gen.: ; Pl.: unz.; Textilw.; Qualitätsbez. für〉 1. weiche, flauschige Lamm od. Schafwolle; ein Pullover aus Lambswool 2. daraus hergestellte Strickware [Etym.: <engl. lamb »Lamm« + wool »Wolle«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch


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