woolgather

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Back-formation from woolgathering.

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woolgather (third-person singular simple present woolgathers, present participle woolgathering, simple past and past participle woolgathered)

  1. To daydream.
    • 1911, H.G. Wells, "The Door in the Wall,"
      I had bad times after that—crying at night and woolgathering by day. For two terms I slackened and had bad reports.

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