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 {Cashmere shawl} under {Cashmere}. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • 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 A rich stuff for shawls, scarfs, etc., originally made in Cashmere from the soft wool found beneath the hair of the goats of Cashmere, Tibet, and the Himalayas.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

  • Cashmere shawl — Cashmere shawl, = Kashmir shawl. (Cf. ↑Kashmir shawl) …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 A rich stuff for shawls, scarfs, etc., originally made in Cashmere from the soft wool found beneath the hair of the goats of Cashmere, Tibet, and the Himalayas.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

  • cashmere — [kash′mir΄, kazh′mir] n. [after Cashmere (old sp. of KASHMIR)] 1. a fine carded wool obtained from goats of Kashmir and Tibet 2. a soft, twilled cloth made of this or similar wool 3. a cashmere shawl, sweater, coat, etc …   English World dictionary

  • shawl pattern — noun : a pattern copied from a cashmere shawl and usually made with bright colored leaf or petal motifs compare cashmere 2a * * * shawl pattern noun The pine cone pattern used on Kashmir shawls and imitated on Paisley shawls in the 19c • • • Main …   Useful english dictionary

  • shawl — shawlless, adj. shawllike, adj. /shawl/, n. a square, triangular, or oblong piece of wool or other material worn, esp. by women, about the shoulders, or the head and shoulders, in place of a coat or hat outdoors, and indoors as protection against …   Universalium

  • Shawl — Shawl, n. [Per. & Hind. sh[=a]l: cf. F. ch[^a]le.] A square or oblong cloth of wool, cotton, silk, or other textile or netted fabric, used, especially by women, as a loose covering for the neck and shoulders. [1913 Webster] {India shawl}, a kind… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shawl goat — Shawl Shawl, n. [Per. & Hind. sh[=a]l: cf. F. ch[^a]le.] A square or oblong cloth of wool, cotton, silk, or other textile or netted fabric, used, especially by women, as a loose covering for the neck and shoulders. [1913 Webster] {India shawl}, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cashmere wool — Cashmere wool, usually simply known as cashmere, and sometimes known as Pashmina, is a fiber obtained from the Cashmere goat. The word cashmere derives from an archaic spelling of Kashmir . Cashmere wool is fine in texture, and it is also strong …   Wikipedia

  • Cashmere fabrics — Cashmere vs. PashminaCashmere and pashmina originate from the same source.Cashmere and pashmina are derived from the pashm goat or Capra Hircus as it is known in Latin.This goat makes its habitat in the high altitudes of the Himalayan mountain… …   Wikipedia

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