mohair

Material originally made from pure spun goats' hair, and later from a mix of spun wool, cotton and silk, used for upholstery and hangings in the 17th and 18th centuries. Mohair was also used to make dolls' wigs in the 19thC.

Mohair

Mohair ɛər is usually a silk-like fabric or yarn made from the hair of the Angora goat. Both durable and resilient, mohair is notable for its high luster and sheen, which has helped give it the nickname the `Diamond Fiber`, and is often used in fiber blends to add these qualities to a textile. Mohair takes dye exceptionally well. Mohair is war.....
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Mohair

• (n.) The long silky hair or wool of the Angora goat of Asia Minor; also, a fabric made from this material, or an imitation of such fabric.
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mohair

noun fabric made with yarn made from the silky hair of the Angora goat
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Mohair

Mo'hair` noun [ French moire , perhaps from Arabic mukhayyar a kind of coarse camelot or haircloth; but probably from Latin marmoreus of marble, resembling marble. Confer Moire , Marble .] The long silky hair or wool of the Angora goat of Asia Minor; also, a fabric ma...
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Mohair

A Durable and resilient long-hair fabric made from the angora goat.
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Mohair

A fiber obtained from the hair of the Angora goat.
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mohair

animal-hair fibre obtained from the Angora goat (see ) and a significant so-called specialty hair fibre. The word mohair is derived from the Arabic ... [2 related articles]
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mohair

fabric made from silky hair of angora goats
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mohair

fabric made with yarn made from the silky hair of the Angora goat
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mohair

fabric made with yarn made from the silky hair of the Angora goat
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Mohair

Hair fibers from the Angora goat.
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Mohair

Hair fibers from the Angora goat. End-uses include sweaters, coats, suits, and scarves.
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mohair

Hair of the Angora goat, course wiry yarn of mohair fibers popular for sweaters in the mid and late 60
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Mohair

Is made from the hair fibres of the Angora goat. End uses for the yarn include sweaters, coats, suits, and scarves.
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Mohair

Mohair is a fabric made from the hair of the angora goat, loosely woven with cotton, silk or wool resulting in a fuzzy textured fabric.
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Mohair

Mohair is made from the soft silky hair of the Angora goat. Suitable for unlined sweaters, coats and jackets, this fabric makes a terrific travel garment because it is lightweight, warm, and never wrinkles.
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mohair

mohair, hair of the Angora goat or a large group of fabrics made from it, either wholly or in combination with wool, silk, or cotton. The Angora goat, native of Asia Minor for 2,000 years, is bred in other lands, e.g., the SW United States and South Africa. Mohair is cool, firm, and resistant to dus...
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Mohair

The long, lustrous and strong hair fibers from the Angora goat. End-uses include sweaters, coats, suits, and scarves.
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Mohair

The long, lustrous hair from the Angora goat, renowned for its durability and strength.
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mohair

Yarn made from the long, lustrous hair of the Angora goat or rabbit, loosely woven with cotton, silk, or wool to produce a fuzzy texture. It became popular for jackets, coats, and sweaters in the...
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mohair

Yarn made from the long, lustrous hair of the Angora goat or rabbit, loosely woven with cotton, silk, or wool to produce a fuzzy texture. It became popular for jackets, coats, and sweaters in the 1950s. Commercial mohair is now obtained from cross-bred animals, pure-bred supplies being insufficient to satisfy demand
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mohair

[n] - fabric made with yarn made from the silky hair of the Angora goat
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