goat's-wool

goat's-wool
['gəʊtswʊl]
1) Общая лексика: нечто воображаемое, нечто несуществующее, тонкая шерсть с примесью козьего пуха
2) Макаров: нечто несуществующее, воображаемое, тонкая шерсть в примесью козьего пуха

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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