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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A wiry fabric woven especially from horsehair or camelhair, used for upholstering and for stiffening garments.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Stuff or cloth made wholly or partly of hair, especially of the hair of the horse or of the camel.

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

  • noun Stuff or cloth made wholly or in part of hair.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Cloth made of the mane or tail hairs of a horse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments

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