Definition of Mohair

1. Noun. Fabric made with yarn made from the silky hair of the Angora goat.

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



Definition of Mohair

1. n. The long silky hair or wool of the Angora goat of Asia Minor; also, a fabric made from this material, or an imitation of such fabric.

Definition of Mohair

1. Noun. Yarn or fabric made from the hair of the angora goat, often as mixed with cotton or other materials. ¹

2. Noun. The long, fine hair of the Angora goat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mohair

1. the long, silky hair of the Angora goat [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mohair

moghuls
mogiarthria
mogigraphia
mogilalia
mogiphonia
mogs
mogul
mogul skiing
moguldom
moguled
moguls
mogwai
mogwais
moha
moha moha
mohair (current term)
mohairs
mohalim
mohawk
mohawked
mohawks
mohel
mohelim
mohels
mohicans
mohite
moho
moholi
mohr
mohrite

Literary usage of Mohair

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"mohair, the hair of a variety of goat originally inhabiting the regions of ... From the English " mohair " the French adapted moire, a watered silk fabric. ..."

2. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1913)
"The chief among these related fibres are mohair, cashmere, alpaca, ... mohair.—This fibre is obtained from the Angora goat, an animal which appears to be ..."

3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1863)
"The appellants allege that " these goods are not made wholly or in part of wool, but of worsted or mohair—worsted or mohair being the component material ..."

4. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical, and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1904)
"The chief among these related fibres are mohair, cashmere, alpaca, ... mohair.—This fibre is obtained from the Angora goat, an animal which appears to be ..."

5. Textiles by Paul Henry Nystrom (1916)
"mohair and its uses.—As stated before, in 1910 the American mills used almost 5000000 pounds ... The following articles are made from mohair: plushes used ..."

6. British Industries: A Series of General Reviews for Business Men and Students by William James Ashley (1907)
"The mohair merchant imports mohair from Turkey and the Cape, and, after sorting it, sells it to spinners of mohair yarn. Some mohair merchants deal only in ..."

7. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"mohair manufactures :—Goods made from mohair, with cotton-warp : serge linings, black and colours, various qualities, dyed in the piece ; chameleons, ..."

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