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camel's hair

noun
1.
the hair of the camel, used especially 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.

camel's-hair

[kam-uh lz-hair] /ˈkæm əlzˌhɛər/
adjective
1.
made of camel's hair.
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Examples from the web for camel's hair
  • His clothes were of a coarse cloth made of camel's hair.
  • One wore an expensive gray suit and camel's hair topcoat.
  • Mites and small insects can be transferred with a camel's hair brush.
  • Some breeders first collect pollen, then use camel's hair brushes to apply it.
  • The nozzle, inlet cone, and preseparator were brushed with a fine camel's hair brush.
British Dictionary definitions for camel's hair

camel hair

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

camel's hair

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