Definition of Long-wooled
1. Adjective. (of sheep) having relatively long wool.
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Literary usage of Long-wooled
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1861)
"Long wooled sheep are not so hardy as fine-wools, and do not do so well in large flocks. ... Could keep four long wooled where he could keep one Spanish. ..."
2. The Cultivator: A Monthly Publication, Devoted to Agriculture by New York State Agricultural Society (1852)
"... long-wooled ram and ewe, which received the first •premium for stock over two years old, at the Show of the New-York Stat« Agricultural Society, 1851. ..."
3. New American Farm Book by Richard Lamb Allen (1869)
"... the long wooled. He has a long tail like our own breeds; a broad tail, like many of the Eastern, or a mere button of a tail, like the fat- rumps, ..."
4. Country Life: A Handbook of Agriculture, Horticulture, and Landscape Gardening by Robert Morris Copeland (1866)
"These sheep are all long-wooled, though some, like the South-downs, are shorter and finer wooled than the others ; and, though bred for years side by side, ..."
5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"They are not, however, commonly classed with the long-wooled breeds. The medium-wooled breeds include the Down sheep, which inhabit the chalk hills of ..."
6. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1869)
"But there is something more than wool in the long wooled sheep. ... Another thing he must remember, that long wooled sheep mature earlier than the merino, ..."