One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who grades fleeces after shearing.‘the fleece is loosely rolled so that the middle is on top, ready for the wool classer’
- ‘He is a wool classer and self-confessed maestro sheep handler and has lanolin running through his veins.’
- ‘He grew up on a wheat and sheep farm and became a wool classer when he left school.’
- ‘I was a shearing shed's wool classer.’
- ‘Before establishing himself as a popular country and western singer, he worked country New South Wales as a wool classer.’
- ‘They are working as rouseabouts, penning or catching the sheep and cleaning the wool for the wool classer.’
- ‘He became a successful wool farmer and wool-classer, met and married, and the couple adopted a son.’
- ‘He was at various times a wool classer, a bar clerk, and a station hand, but he was always a proud trade unionist.’
- ‘He was well known in the area as a shearer and wool classer.’
- ‘The wool classer has been selected to attend a rural leadership course this month.’
- ‘She grew up in Sydney with her mother and step-dad, a wool-classer who worked with many indigenous people.’
- ‘He later travelled the shearing sheds of Australia as a wool classer.’
- ‘He recently retired after 24 years as wool-classer at Gostwyck.’
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