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 for Lamb''s wool
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lamb \Lamb\, n. [AS. lamb; akin to D. & Dan. lam, G. & Sw. lamm,
     OS., Goth., & Icel. lamb.]
     1. (Zool.) The young of the sheep.
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     2. Any person who is as innocent or gentle as a lamb.
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     3. A simple, unsophisticated person; in the cant of the Stock
        Exchange, one who ignorantly speculates and is victimized.
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     Lamb of God, The Lamb (Script.), the Jesus Christ, in
        allusion to the paschal lamb.
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              The twelve apostles of the Lamb.      --Rev. xxi.
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              Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of
              the world.                            --John i. 29.
     Lamb's lettuce (Bot.), an annual plant with small obovate
        leaves ({Valerianella olitoria), often used as a salad;
        corn salad. [Written also lamb lettuce.]
     Lamb's tongue, a carpenter's plane with a deep narrow bit,
        for making curved grooves. --Knight.
     Lamb's wool.
        (a) The wool of a lamb.
        (b) Ale mixed with the pulp of roasted apples; -- probably
            from the resemblance of the pulp of roasted apples to
            lamb's wool. [Obs.] --Goldsmith.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wassail \Was"sail\, n. [AS. wes h[=a]l (or an equivalent form in
     another dialect) be in health, which was the form of drinking
     a health. The form wes is imperative. See Was, and
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     1. An ancient expression of good wishes on a festive
        occasion, especially in drinking to some one.
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              Geoffrey of Monmouth relates, on the authority of
              Walter Calenius, that this lady [Rowena], the
              daughter of Hengist, knelt down on the approach of
              the king, and, presenting him with a cup of wine,
              exclaimed, Lord king waes heil, that is, literally,
              Health be to you.                     --N. Drake.
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     2. An occasion on which such good wishes are expressed in
        drinking; a drinking bout; a carouse. "In merry wassail he
        . . . peals his loud song." --Sir W. Scott.
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              The king doth wake to-night and takes his rouse,
              Keeps wassail.                        --Shak.
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              The victors abandoned themselves to feasting and
              wassail.                              --Prescott.
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     3. The liquor used for a wassail; esp., a beverage formerly
        much used in England at Christmas and other festivals,
        made of ale (or wine) flavored with spices, sugar, toast,
        roasted apples, etc.; -- called also lamb's wool.
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              A jolly wassail bowl,
              A wassail of good ale.                --Old Song.
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     4. A festive or drinking song or glee. [Obs.]
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              Have you done your wassail! 'T is a handsome, drowsy
              ditty, I'll assure you.               --Beau. & Fl.
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