camel's hair
noun see camel hair

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • camel's hair — n. 1. the hair of the camel 2. cloth made of this hair, sometimes mixed with wool, etc.: it is usually light tan and very soft camel s hair adj. camel hair …   English World dictionary

  • camel's-hair — /kam euhlz hair /, adj. made of camel s hair. * * * …   Universalium

  • camel's-hair — /kam euhlz hair /, adj. made of camel s hair …   Useful english dictionary

  • camel's hair — cam′el s hair or camelhair n. 1) tex the hair of the camel, used esp. for cloth, painters brushes, and Oriental rugs 2) tex a soft cloth made of this hair, or of a substitute, usu. tan in color cam′el s hair , adj …   From formal English to slang

  • camel's hair — 1. the hair of the camel, used esp. for cloth, painters brushes, and Oriental rugs. 2. a soft cloth made of this hair, or of a substitute, usually yellowish tan to yellowish brown in color. Also, camelhair. * * * …   Universalium

  • camel's hair — noun a soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel • Syn: ↑camelhair • Hypernyms: ↑fabric, ↑cloth, ↑material, ↑textile …   Useful english dictionary

  • camel's-hair brush — n. an artist s small brush, made of hair from a squirrel s tail * * * …   Universalium

  • camel's-hair brush — n. an artist s small brush, made of hair from a squirrel s tail …   English World dictionary

  • camel's-hair brush — camel s hair brush, an artist s paintbrush, made of the long hairs from the tail of a squirrel …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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