Definition of Noils

1. n. pl. Waste and knots of wool removed by the comb; combings.



Definition of Noils

1. Noun. (plural of noil) ¹

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Definition of Noils

1. noil [n] - See also: noil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Noils

noggins
noggs
nogo
nogoodnik
nogoodniks
nogs
noh
nohow
nohowish
noiance
noiances
noice
noight
noights
noil
noils (current term)
noily
noint
nointed
nointing
noints
noious
noir
noirest
noirish
noirishly
noirs
noise
noise-induced deafness
noise conditions

Literary usage of Noils

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1. Textiles for Commercial, Industrial, and Domestic Arts Schools: Also Adapted by William Henry Dooley (1914)
"With the exception of length, noils are practically of the same quality as the tops ... Long-wool noils are from the combings of such wools as Leicester and ..."

2. Textiles for Commercial, Industrial, Evening and Domestic Arts Schools: Also by William Henry Dooley (1910)
"With the exception of length, noils are practically of the same quality as the tops ... Long-wool noils are from the combings of such wools as Leicester and ..."

3. Analysis of Woven Fabrics by Aldred Farrer Barker, Eber Midgley (1914)
"QUALITIES OF noils. Shoddy and Mungo.—These fibres are understood to be the result of "pulling" or beating to pieces soft hosiery, dress goods, ..."

4. Woollen and Worsted Cloth Manufacture: Being a Practical Treatise for the by Roberts Beaumont (1890)
"noils—. Mungo and Shoddy—. Differences between Wool and Mungo—. Mungo Production—. Extract Wool—. Flocks—. Cotton—. Silk. ..."

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