No one really wanted to be seen again in mohair and ripped stockings.
Detach from the sample of mohair brilliantine a warp thread; a filling thread.
mohair and alpaca noils are obtained by the combing of these materials.
It is fit for manufacturing into any of the goods for which mohair is used.
Hold a mohair fiber and a wool fiber side by side to the light.
Here are three samples: one called brilliantine; and another, alpaca; the third, mohair.
Thanks to Mrs. Cooke, our visit to mohair was a pleasant one.
There is no plush made which will give the service, present the luster and retain a standing pile as37 long as mohair.
"He's off to mohair now, sir," said the valet, with a salute.
We know what the mohair is used for, and know how it is prepared for manufacturing.
1610s, earlier mocayre, 1560s, "fine hair of the Angora goat," also "a fabric made from this," from Middle French mocayart (16c.), Italian mocaiarro, both from Arabic mukhayyar "cloth of goat hair," literally "selected, choice," from khayyara "he chose." Spelling influenced in English by association with hair. Moire "watered silk" (1650s) probably represents English mohair borrowed into French and back into English.