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horsehair

a. hair taken chiefly from the tail or mane of a horse, used in upholstery and for fabric, etc.
b. (as modifier): a horsehair mattress
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Allison Littlefair makes solid copper and silver castings of pet parts, from dog noses and paws to horse hair - even rat claws.
The musicians of mawwal play rababa, a double-stringed spike fiddle made from half of a coconut shell covered with fish skin and a bow strung with horse hair; the kawala, an end-blown, oblique flute with six holes; and the arghoul, an ancient double clarinet characterized by two pipes of unequal length.
"I do remember that in my first year the mattresses were made with horse hair!
also ensures that its ingredients are vegan-friendly and claims its brushes in its essential line are made from "cut natural horse hair."
I've stripped heavy 'hand made' Victorian armchairs down to their frames to find the arched backs beneath the horse hair padding were made from mass-produced pre-formed cast iron hoops bolted to wooden frames.
The original mud and horse hair chinking between the logs has stood the test of time.
Published data about horse allergy in specific target groups is limited; the study in Turkey reported the rate of sensitization to horse hair among grooms at 12.8% [14], and another study of veterinary medicine students from the Netherlands found the rate of sensitization to horse to be as low as 1.6% [15].
Horse hair, which can contain deadly anthrax spores, was found in the wings of the Hawthorns pub, which dates back to the 1840s and is being knocked down to make space for a Fans Zone for next season.
Horse hair -- brown and white -- lay in small patches; in one area there was blood.
Horse hair is five times stronger than human hair, so Mane 'n Tail takes just a small application for long-lasting results.
The new product under the King Koil range of sleeping solutions use the finest and highest quality raw materials such as horse hair, wool and pure cotton for a cooler, comfortable and relaxing sleep experience.