- genuine or admirable; truly and thoroughly as described
- to deceive or trick someone
Other Word Forms
Origin of wool
- Middle English wolle from Old English wull
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English wolle, from Old English wull, from Proto-Germanic *wullō (compare Dutch wol, German Wolle, Norwegian ull), from Proto-Indo-European *hâ‚‚wĺ̥h₁nehâ‚‚ (compare Welsh gwlân, Latin lāna, Lithuanian vìlna, Russian волос (volоs), Bulgarian влас (vlas), Albanian lesh (“wool, hair, fleece")).