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Tease Wool, or Hair

Teasing the hard and almost matted knots in the wool, or hair, with which the balls are stuffed. — M. Wool only is now used for stuffing balls, which is combed with strong wool combs, previous to knocking up balls. It appears by this extract, that hair was used for this purpose as well as wool in the seventeenth century.

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