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guard hair

noun
1.
the long, usually stiff outer hair protecting the underfur in certain animals.
Origin of guard hair
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15
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guard hair

noun
1.
any of the coarse hairs that form the outer fur in certain mammals, rising above the underfur
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