horse hair

horsehair

[hawrs-hair]
noun
1.
a hair or the hair of a horse, especially from the mane or tail.
2.
a sturdy, glossy fabric woven of this hair.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to horsehair: a horsehair mattress.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English hors here. See horse, hair

horsehaired, adjective
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horsehair (ˈhɔːsˌhɛə)
 
n
a.  hair taken chiefly from the tail or mane of a horse, used in upholstery and for fabric, etc
 b.  (as modifier): a horsehair mattress

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