Woollen (woolen), spun

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The trade name ‘woollen-spun’ is applied to staple yarn produced by carding, condensing, and spinning on machinery originally designed for the processing of wool into yarn: It is descriptive of the processing technique and not fibre content. Since the yarn may not contain any wool fibre, the alternative condenser spun is preferable.

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