Cashmere

Cash"mere

(?), n. 1. A rich stuff for shawls, scarfs, etc., originally made in Cashmere from the soft wool found beneath the hair of the goats of Cashmere, Tibet, and the Himalayas. Some cashmere, of fine quality, is richly embroidered for sale to Europeans.
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2. A dress fabric made of fine wool, or of fine wool and cotton, in imitation of the original cashmere.
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Cashmere shawl, a rich and costly shawl made of cashmere; -- often called camel's-hair shawl.
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