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cash·mere

 (kăzh′mîr′, kăsh′-, kăzh-mîr′, kăsh-)
n.
1. The fine wool of a Cashmere goat.
2. A soft fabric made of this wool or of similar fibers.

[After Cashmere (Kashmir).]

cashmere

(ˈkæʃmɪə) or

kashmir

n
1. (Textiles) a fine soft wool from goats of the Kashmir area
2. (Textiles)
a. cloth or knitted material made from this or similar wool
b. (as modifier): a cashmere sweater.

Cashmere

(kæʃˈmɪə)
n
(Placename) a variant spelling of Kashmir

cash•mere

or kash•mir

(ˈkæʒ mɪər, ˈkæʃ-)

n.
1. the fine, downy wool at the roots of the hair of the Kashmir goat.
2. a yarn made from this wool.
3. a fabric made from this or a similar yarn.
[1815–25; after Cashmere]

Cash•mere

(kæʃˈmɪər)

n.

cashmere

A soft fabric made from the hair of goats that live in the Kashmir region.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cashmere - a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
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"
2.cashmere - the wool of the Kashmir goat
wool - fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving
3.cashmere - an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and IndiaCashmere - an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
Harakat ul-Jihad-I-Islami, Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islami, HUJI - an extremist militant group in Pakistan occupied Kashmir that seeks an Islamic government and that has had close links and fought with the Taliban in Afghanistan
Line of Control - a 450-mile line that is supposed to indicate the boundary between the part of Kashmir controlled by India and the part controlled by Pakistan
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Karakoram, Karakoram Range, Karakorum Range, Mustagh, Mustagh Range - a mountain range in northern Kashmir; an extension of the Hindu Kush; contains the 2nd highest peak
Nanga Parbat - a mountain in the Himalayas in Kashmir (26,660 feet high)
Translations
قِماشُ الكَشْميركَشْمِير
kašmír
kashmir
kashmirvilla
kašmir
kasmírkasmírszövet
kasmírull
カシミヤ
캐시미어
kašmyras
kašmirs
kašmírkašmírový
kaschmirull
ขนสัตว์นุ่มที่ได้จากแพะ
len Cashmere

cashmere

[kæʃˈmɪəʳ]
A. Ncachemir m, cachemira f
B. CPDde cachemir, de cachemira

cashmere

[ˌkæʃˈmɪər]
n (= wool) → cachemire m
modif [coat, cardigan] → en cachemire
a cashmere sweater → un pull en cachemirecash offer noffre f d'achat avec paiement comptantcash payment npaiement m comptantcashpoint [ˈkæʃpɔɪnt] n (British) (= cash dispenser) → distributeur m de billets, distributeur m automatique de billetscash price nprix m au comptantcash register ncaisse f enregistreusecash sale nvente f au comptantcash-strapped [ˈkæʃstræpt] adjà court de liquidités

cashmere

nKaschmir m; cashmere (wool)Kaschmirwolle f

cashmere

[kæʃˈmɪəʳ]
1. ncachemire m inv
2. adjdi cachemire

cashmere

(kӕʃˈmiə) , ((American) ˈkӕʒmiər) noun, adjective
(of) a type of material made from fine goats' hair. a cashmere sweater.

cashmere

كَشْمِير kašmír kashmir Kaschmir κασμίρ cachemira kashmirvilla cachemire kašmir cashmere カシミヤ 캐시미어 kasjmier kasjmir kaszmir cashmere, caxemira кашемир kaschmirull ขนสัตว์นุ่มที่ได้จากแพะ kaşmir len Cashmere 开士米
References in classic literature ?
Meanwhile the Indian had turned the horse in such a direction that, before many hours had passed, it had entered a wood close to the capital of the kingdom of Cashmere.
She looked demure and pretty, and made a graceful picture in her blue cashmere dress and little blue hat, with a plaid shawl drawn neatly about her shoulders and a clumsy pocket-book in her hand.
Elegant Cashmere Robes; strictly Oriental, very grand; reduced to one pound nineteen-and-sixpence.
She insisted upon Rebecca accepting the white cornelian and the turquoise rings, and a sweet sprigged muslin, which was too small for her now, though it would fit her friend to a nicety; and she determined in her heart to ask her mother's permission to present her white Cashmere shawl to her friend.
She was loosely wrapped in a cashmere dressing-gown of gray-white, embroidered in half-mourning tints, and she wore slippers of the same hue.
She wore a tight, black, cashmere dress, made in the fashion of ten years ago, a little dusty black straw hat trimmed with bows of yellow ribbon, and faded black lace mits.
Miss Sawyer had bought her niece a nice gray squirrel muff and tippet, which was even more unbecoming if possible, than Rebecca's other articles of wearing apparel; but aunt Jane had made her the loveliest dress of green cashmere, a soft, soft green like that of a young leaf.
It was the body of an old man, gorgeously arrayed in the habiliments of a rajah, wearing, as in life, a turban embroidered with pearls, a robe of tissue of silk and gold, a scarf of cashmere sewed with diamonds, and the magnificent weapons of a Hindoo prince.
Its wool alone gives a resemblance to the sheep; it is more properly of the flesh is said to have a musty flavor; some have thought the fleece might be valuable, as it is said to be as fine as that of the goat Cashmere, but it is not to be procured in sufficient quantities.
In the centre of this enchanted garden Madame Nilsson, in white cashmere slashed with pale blue satin, a reticule dangling from a blue girdle, and large yellow braids carefully disposed on each side of her muslin chemisette, listened with downcast eyes to M.
I can see the chandeliers, and the green silk of the piano, and Mamma sitting in her cashmere shawl by the window, singing till the little ragamuffin boys outside stopped to listen.
She wears a gray cashmere tunic trimmed with gray silk, and having a skirt of the same material and color beneath it.