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haircloth (n.)

cloth made from the shorter hairs of animals, early 15c., from hair + cloth.

updated on May 09, 2015

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Definitions of haircloth from WordNet

haircloth (n.)
cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments;
Synonyms: hair
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