Definition of horsehair in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːshɛː


[mass noun]
  • Hair from the mane or tail of a horse, typically used in furniture for padding: [as modifier]: a horsehair mattress
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    • Quality furniture formerly used horsehair stuffing, and this may still be present in some antiques.
    • A few of them had dyed horsehair forming a mane along the top of their helmet.
    • The main difference, though, lay in the padding - either lamb's wool or horsehair - Broughton incorporated into his gloves to soften blows.

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