from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The long silky hair of the Angora goat.
- n. Fabric made with yarn from this hair.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Yarn or fabric made from the hair of the angora goat, often as mixed with cotton or other materials.
- n. The long, fine hair of the Angora goat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The hair of the Angora goat, a native of Asia Minor.
- n. A kind of fine camlet made of such hair, sometimes watered (see moire); also, an imitation of the real mohair made of wool and cotton, much used for women's dress.
- Made of mohair: as, a mohair cloak.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fabric made with yarn made from the silky hair of the Angora goat
November 09, 2004 at 08: 50 PM ooooo ... that mohair is beautiful~
This takes the name mohair from the fibers which compose it.
DIRECTOR PANETTA: The vast majority -- the only exception would be wool and mohair, which is, as I said, a good piece of that is here at the White House for signature by the President.
The President mentioned wool and mohair, which is also part of the package, although Congress is already moving that legislation.
Besides pure wool, our manufacturers use large quantities of goat's hair, called mohair, from the Mediterranean, of camel hair, of Thibet goat's hair, of the long grey and black hair of the tame South American llama and alpaca, and of the short soft red hair of the vicuna, a wild animal of the same species.
Notoriously wasteful programs such as mohair subsidies and the market access program continue to be funded every year.
Knitting a baby blanket, which is usually about 2 feet by 3 feet, requires finding a type of yarn that is machine washable and avoiding yarns with fibers that shed, such as mohair, angora and alpaca.
The contracts would see Chinese companies sourcing products such as mohair, bulk wine, wool, frozen fish, copper, manganese, granite blocks, ferrochrome and lobster from SA.
She worked for a few minutes with the orange yarn, then picked out a fuzzy brown mohair and worked it in.
The grey stillness of the water reflects throughout the whole collection, like in the wool mohair coat or one of the silk jersey gowns.