Meaning of wool bin in English:

wool bin


Australian, New Zealand
  • A container into which a fleece is placed after it has been graded.

    ‘the fleece is spread out preparatory to being folded up and tossed into a wool bin’
    • ‘The lamb boards are used again to gather the fleece and transfer it to the press, bag or wool bin.’
    • ‘Jason quickly dressed and went to the wool bin.’
    • ‘Each wool bin, butt and basket should be clearly marked with its description before the start of shearing.’
    • ‘Wool bought in small quantities had to be handled and weighed over the counter, then emptied into our wool bin.’
    • ‘The "picker up" catches up the fleece and takes it to the wool bin.’