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Related to fleece rot: wool rot
a. The coat of wool of a sheep or similar animal.
b. The yield of wool shorn from a sheep at one time.
2. A soft woolly covering or mass.
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(1) A natural fibre network (e.g., of ovine origin).
(2) A generic term for a soft fabric, typically with a deep pile.
(3) An obsolete term for a neural fibre network.
verb To swindle, gain dishonestly.
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