the coat or fleece of an Angora goat.
a fabric made of yarn from this fleece, in a plain weave for draperies and in a pile weave for upholstery.
a garment made of this fabric.
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How to use mohair in a sentence
And it was fur of every variety: brushed mohair, alpaca, ponyhair, and astrakhan.Battle of the Giant Furry Mittens: Wang v. Altuzarra | Isabel Wilkinson | February 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A friend upholsters this chair every fifth year, and it is currently covered in red mohair velvet.National Book Award Winner Louise Erdrich: How I Write | Noah Charney | December 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her onscreen costume was a curiously intimate range of electric-blue mohair sweaters.
No one really wanted to be seen again in mohair and ripped stockings.
The Black Gnat—dubbed with black mohair, the wings of the lightest part of a starling.The Teesdale Angler | R Lakeland
Cow Dung Fly—dubbed with light brown and yellow camlet mixed, or dirty lemon coloured mohair with the hackle of a landrail.The Teesdale Angler | R Lakeland
With a rough mitten made out of either mohair, crash, or turkish towel, the entire body should now be rubbed until it is pink.The Mother and Her Child | William S. Sadler
One day, a merchant came into the school, and saw a little girl at work on a mohair net.The College, the Market, and the Court | Caroline H. Dall
Worsted and mohair yarns intended for the manufacture of braids are singed by gas, a process technically known as “Genapping.”
British Dictionary definitions for mohair
Also called: angora the long soft silky hair that makes up the outer coat of the Angora goat
a fabric made from the yarn of this hair and cotton or wool
(as modifier): a mohair suit
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