Definition of Kashmir goat
1. Noun. Himalayan goat having a silky undercoat highly prized as cashmere wool.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kashmir Goat
Literary usage of Kashmir goat
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Happy Valley: Sketches of Kashmir & the Kashmiris by William Wakefield (1879)
"... Cow—Diet of Visitors in the Valley—The Arts and Manufactures of Kashmir—The Kashmir Shawls—Antiquity of the Shawl—Varieties of Shawls—The Kashmir goat— ..."
2. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"The Kashmir goat is very similar to the Angora, but is of more delicate build, while it is the under coat of hair that is most prized. ..."
3. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"de Cachemire, Kashmir (or Cashmere) wool (from the Kashmir goat), — de fer, iron wool. — de laitier, slag wool, mineral wool. — de mouton, sheep's wool. ..."
4. Churchman by Walker Purton, Church Society (1880)
"Kashmir goat, a variety of that animal remarkable for very long, fine, and silky hair, but whose appellation is evidently a misnomer, since it is not so ..."
5. Picturesque India: A Handbook for European Travellers by William Sproston Caine (1891)
"Many other articles are made in Amritsar from the down of the Kashmir goat, as well as from camel's hair, which is even finer still; also from Kerman wool, ..."
6. Letters Received by the East India Company from Its Servants in the East by East India Company, Frederick Charles Danvers, William Foster (1902)
"The term would thus be equivalent to a ' i-ama-goat,' meaning specifically the Central Asian or Kashmir goat from whose hair the celebrated shawls were ..."
7. Civic and Economic Biology by William Henry Atwood (1922)
"Some of them are: the Egyptian goat, the Sudan goat, the Syrian goat, the Kashmir goat from the hair of which Cashmir shawls are made, and the Angora goat. ..."