from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of camel's hair.
  • adjective a small brush used by painters in water colors, made of camel's hair or similar materials.
  • adjective A name often given to a cashmere shawl. See Cashmere shawl under Cashmere.

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  • noun attributive The hair of a camel, used for paintbrushes etc.

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  • noun a soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel


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camel's hair


  • She was still in her camelshair morning robe; the scarlet folds and the white apron, and herself, making a brilliant spot down among the packages.

    The Gold of Chickaree


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