wool

Part of speech: noun

The soft, long, curly, or crisped hair obtained from sheep and some allied animals; also, something resembling this.

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Usage examples "wool":

  1. Cotton wool and oil are the best things for a burn. - "The American Frugal Housewife", Lydia M. Child.
  2. Now he began to wonder if the wool- merchants had already gone by. - "In the Days of the Guild", Louise Lamprey.
  3. He'd bought her and she'd developed a spirit like wet cotton wool, no pace, no staying power. - "The Dark Tower", Phyllis Bottome.