What does the word wool mean?

Usage examples for wool

  1. Cotton wool and oil are the best things for a burn. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  2. Now he began to wonder if the wool- merchants had already gone by. – In the Days of the Guild by 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 by Phyllis Bottome