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Cloth made from animal hair and fur

alpaca

noun

the soft cloth made from the hair of an alpaca

angora

noun

soft wool made from the hair of an angora goat or rabbit

bearskin

noun

the skin and fur of a bear

beaver

noun

the fur of a beaver, used for making clothes such as hats and coats

camelhair

noun

a thick soft light-brown cloth made from wool, used for making coats

cashmere

noun

very soft wool that comes from a type of goat

chinchilla

noun

the valuable fur of this animal, sometimes used for making coats

ermine

noun

white fur, used especially to decorate formal clothes worn by kings, queens, and judges

felt

noun

thick soft cloth made from wool, hair, or fur fibres that have been rolled and pressed flat

flannel

noun

soft cloth made from wool, used for making clothes

fox

noun

the fur of a fox, used to make or decorate coats

fur

noun

an animal skin covered with soft hair, used for making clothes

fur

noun

made of fur, or relating to fur

gabardine

noun

thick cloth, usually made from cotton or wool, used especially for coats and suits

gaberdine

another spelling of gabardine

herringbone

noun

thick wool cloth in a herringbone pattern. It is a type of tweed.

horsehair

noun

hair taken from a horse’s tail or mane. It was used in the past for making a type of rough cloth, and for filling the insides of seats.

jersey

noun

knitted cloth

lambswool

noun

soft wool from a lamb, used for making clothes

mink

noun

the fur from a mink, used mainly for making coats

mohair

noun

soft wool made from the hair of a particular type of goat

moleskin

noun

the skin and fur of a mole

rabbit

noun

the fur from a rabbit, used for making jackets or hats

raccoon

noun

the fur from a raccoon

sable

noun

the fur of a sable

sealskin

noun

the skin or fur of a seal, used for making clothes

serge

noun

a strong thick cloth made from wool

sheepskin

noun

the skin of a sheep with the wool still on it

tweed

noun

a type of thick rough cloth made from wool of different colours

vicuna

noun

cloth made from a vicuna’s fur

wool

noun

fibre made from wool, used in knitting

wool

noun

cloth made from wool. Clothes that are made of wool are called woollen clothes

worsted

noun

smooth cloth made from wool

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