horsehair definition

  • noun:
    • hair of a horse, particularly from the mane or tail.
    • Cloth manufactured from the hair of ponies.
    • hair of a horse, especially from the mane and end, useful for upholstery.
    • A fabric made of this.
    • A hair of a horse, especially one through the mane or tail; the hairs for the mane or end taken collectively
    • The hair of horses, more specially the hair of the mane and tail. It really is useful for the making of hair-cloth, the stuffing of mattresses and cushions, etc.
    • a fabric made of fibers taken from the mane or tail of horses; useful for furniture
    • hair extracted from the mane or end of a horse
  • others:
    • Made of horsehair; covered, filled, or filled with horsehair: as, horsehair covering; a horsehair mattress.

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