One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Of a sheep: having a good fleece. Now chiefly Australian.
2Chiefly English regional (Lincolnshire). Usually of a person: excellent, outstanding, first-rate; specifically plucky, spirited, game. Now also: wealthy.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in David Loch (d. 1780), shipowner and writer. From good + woolled.
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