Kashmir goat


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Kashmir goat

n.
Variant of Cashmere goat.
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Kashmir goat

n
(Breeds) a Himalayan breed of goat having an undercoat of silky wool from which cashmere wool is obtained
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Kash′mir

(or Cash′mere) goat′


n.
any of a long-haired breed of goat raised in Tibet, India, Afghanistan, and Turkey for its meat, milk, and cashmere wool.
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Noun1.Kashmir goat - Himalayan goat having a silky undercoat highly prized as cashmere woolKashmir goat - Himalayan goat having a silky undercoat highly prized as cashmere wool
Capra hircus, domestic goat - any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool
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Captain Tom Sobik and Goat Major Sergeant Mark Jackson picked out the new Kashmir goat and, led by an RSPCA vet and wardens from Great Orme Country Park, sought to safely transport Shenkin IV from the area.
Captain Tom Sobik and Goat Major Sergeant Mark Jackson picked out the new Kashmir goat, and, led by an RSPCA vet and wardens from Great Orme Country Park, sought to safely transport Shenkin IV from the area.
Lieutenant Murphy added: "It was in 1884 that Queen Victoria formally presented one of our antecedent regiments, the Royal Welch Fusiliers, with a Kashmir goat from her own herd.
The regiment's mascot is Taffy the white Kashmir goat. He is enlisted as a soldier under the name Gwillym Jenkins and holds the rank of Lance Corporal.
Wool and goat hair, particularly from the Kashmir goat, is a common pile material, although camel hair was also used extensively.
Queen Victoria presented the Regiment with a Kashmir goat from the royal herd in 1844, and they have been employed ever since.
A white Kashmir goat,one of many that can be found on the Great Orme in Llandudno.
As the official Kashmir goat - recently acquired from the Royal Herd and still learning the ropes at Whipsnade Zoo - was unavailable, soldiers had bought a replacement from a local market.
Several Welsh regiments have had goats as mascots since the 18th century; however, all modern mascots originate from the royal herd of Kashmir goats presented to Queen Victoria on her accession to the throne in 1837 by Mohammad Qajar the then Shah of Persia.
Over the past three years Kashmir goats on the Great Orme have been given contraceptive injections, designed to prevent pregnancy for up to three years.
CASHMERE is the fine underwool found beneath the rough external coat of Kashmir goats which live on the mountains in the Chinese province of Inner Mongolia.