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  • wool-gather — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ intransitive verb Etymology: back formation from woolgathering : to indulge in woolgathering • woolgatherer ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • wool-gathering — noun indulgence in aimless thought. Derivatives wool gather verb …   English new terms dictionary

  • Salish Wool Dog — The Salish Wool Dog is an extinct breed of white, long haired, Spitz type dog that was developed and bred by the native peoples of what is now Washington State and British Columbia. The Salish Wool Dog is the only known prehistoric North American …   Wikipedia

  • woolgathering — 1550s, indulging in wandering fancies and purposeless thinking, from the lit. meaning gathering fragments of wool torn from sheep by bushes, etc. (see WOOL (Cf. wool) + GATHER (Cf. gather)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • woolgathering — noun a) Gathering fragments of wool torn from sheep by bushes, etc. I had bad times after that crying at night and woolgathering by day. For two terms I slackened and had bad reports. b) Indulging in idle fancies or daydreams. See Also: wool… …   Wiktionary

  • dream — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. vision, reverie, fantasy, fancy; daydream, chimera, nightmare; delusion, hallucination. See imagination, insubstantiality. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Mental pictures] Syn. nightmare, apparition,… …   English dictionary for students

  • fantasize — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. envision, dream up, daydream, imagine, visualize, picture, invent, *take a flight of fancy, muse, *build castles in the air, moon, *trip. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To form mental images of: conceive,… …   English dictionary for students

  • woolgatherer — noun someone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming • Syn: ↑daydreamer • Derivationally related forms: ↑woolgather, ↑daydream (for: ↑daydreamer) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

  • United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …   Universalium

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