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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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These are shedding, picking, and beating-up. Minor motions on looms are the take-up, let-off, and pattern. The first three motions are linked together as follows: a. Shedding Motion: The...

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