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What is "Haircloth" - Definition & Explanation

Haircloth any of various stiff wiry fabrics especially of horsehair or camel hair used for upholstery or for stiffening in garments.
Cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments.

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