Camel's-hair shawl
Camelshair Cam"els*hair`, a. Of camel's hair. [1913 Webster]

{Camel's-hair pencil}, a small brush used by painters in water colors, made of camel's hair or similar materials.

{Camel's-hair shawl}. A name often given to a {cashmere shawl}. See {Cashmere shawl} under {Cashmere}. [1913 Webster] ||


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • camel's-hair shawl — Cashmere Cash mere, n. 1. A rich stuff for shawls, scarfs, etc., originally made in Cashmere from the soft wool found beneath the hair of the goats of Cashmere, Tibet, and the Himalayas. Some cashmere, of fine quality, is richly embroidered for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Camel's-hair pencil — Camelshair Cam els*hair , a. Of camel s hair. [1913 Webster] {Camel s hair pencil}, a small brush used by painters in water colors, made of camel s hair or similar materials. {Camel s hair shawl}. A name often given to a {cashmere shawl}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cashmere shawl — Camelshair Cam els*hair , a. Of camel s hair. [1913 Webster] {Camel s hair pencil}, a small brush used by painters in water colors, made of camel s hair or similar materials. {Camel s hair shawl}. A name often given to a {cashmere shawl}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cashmere shawl — Cashmere Cash mere, n. 1. A rich stuff for shawls, scarfs, etc., originally made in Cashmere from the soft wool found beneath the hair of the goats of Cashmere, Tibet, and the Himalayas. Some cashmere, of fine quality, is richly embroidered for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Camelshair — Cam els*hair , a. Of camel s hair. [1913 Webster] {Camel s hair pencil}, a small brush used by painters in water colors, made of camel s hair or similar materials. {Camel s hair shawl}. A name often given to a {cashmere shawl}. See {Cashmere… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cashmere — Cash mere, n. 1. A rich stuff for shawls, scarfs, etc., originally made in Cashmere from the soft wool found beneath the hair of the goats of Cashmere, Tibet, and the Himalayas. Some cashmere, of fine quality, is richly embroidered for sale to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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