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cam·el·hair

 (kăm′əl-hâr′) also cam·el's hair (kăm′əlz)
n.
1. The soft fine hair of the camel or a substitute for it.
2. A soft, heavy, usually light tan cloth, made chiefly of the hair of the camel.

camelhair

(ˈkæməlˌhɛə) or

camel's hair

n
1. (Textiles) the hair of the camel or dromedary, used in clothing, rugs, etc
2. (Textiles)
a. soft cloth made of or containing this hair or a substitute, usually tan in colour
b. (as modifier): a camelhair coat.
3. (Art Terms)
a. the hair of the squirrel's tail, used for paintbrushes
b. (as modifier): a camelhair brush.

cam′el's hair`

or camelhair


n.
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, usu. tan in color.
cam′el's-hair`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.camelhair - a soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Translations

camelhair

adj attrKamelhaar-; camelhair coatKamelhaarmantel m

camelhair

[ˈkæmlˌhɛəʳ] n(pelo di) cammello
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Left) Muse black tapered dress, $185; Shelly Russum Jewelry: bracelets, $88; earrings, $46; cross necklace, $85 (Right) Camelhair windowpane sportcoat, $395; Report Collection cotton shirt, $95; Heritage 34 jeans, $165; Martin Dingman belt, $79
a) belonging to the emperor, (b) embalmed, (c) tame, (d) sucking pigs, (e) sirens, (f) fabulous, (g) stray dogs, (h) included in the present classification, (i) frenzied, (j) innumerable, (k) drawn with a very fine camelhair brush, (l) et cetera, (m) having just broken the water pitcher, (n) that from a long way off look like flies.
Pieces like a denim work jacket--available in both black and the more traditional camelhair brown--balance a smart fit with thick, rugged construction.
Coats are the central focus with beautiful, fresh adaptations of all styles: duffles, sweater coats, shearlings, and gorgeously reinterpreted classic camelhair coats.
animals are divided into: (a) belonging to the Emperor, (b) embalmed, (c) tame, (d) sucking pigs, (e) sirens, (f) fabulous, (g) stray dogs, (h) included in the present classification, (i) frenzied, (j) innumerable, (k) drawn with a very fine camelhair brush, (1) et cetera, (m) having just broken the water pitcher, (n) that from a long way off look like flies.
Using a small camelhair brush, we transferred a maximum of 100 adult thrips from the initial colony to fresh, potted plants (approximately 20-25 cm ht) through small holes in the acrylic cylinder cages.
One example, a Bakshaish Camelhair Long Rug dating to the second quarter of the 19th century "presents a one-in-the-world use of archetypal designs and artful asymmetry.
Norman Rockwell, the fabled American painter, had a firm grip on more than his camelhair brushes; he had a grip on the American spirit.
Gene and Sam have to solve the case with only the aid of a camelhair coat, some slip-on shoes and a bottle of Old Spice.
I provided students with large, flat brushes to create a smooth surface, and smaller, round, camelhair brushes that allowed them to paint smaller spaces.
But that hasn't stopped actor Phil Glenister gaining an army of female fans gagging for the chance to rip off his kipper tie and camelhair overcoat.