Horsehair



[hawrs-hair] /ˈhɔrsˌhɛər/

noun
1.
a hair or the hair of a horse, especially from the mane or tail.
2.
a sturdy, glossy fabric woven of this hair.
adjective
3.
of or relating to horsehair:
a horsehair mattress.
/ˈhɔːsˌhɛə/
noun
1.

n.

late 14c., from horse (n.) + hair.

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