What is another word for horsehair?

Pronunciation: [hˈɔːshe͡ə] (IPA)

Horsehair is a term used to describe the hair that comes from the tail and mane of horses. It is a strong fiber that is often used in upholstery, violin bows, and other applications where strength and durability are important. There are various synonyms for horsehair that can be used in everyday conversation and writing. Some of these synonyms include equine hair, stallion hair, mare hair, and pony hair. Other less common alternatives include nag hair, colt hair, and foal hair. Regardless of the term used, horsehair is a versatile and durable material that has been utilized by humans for centuries.

What are the hypernyms for Horsehair?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Horsehair?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Horsehair

There was nothing in it but a large table, a bookcase, and two or three of the commonest horsehair chairs; the carpet was worn bare.
"Hodge and His Masters"
Richard Jefferies
After the young ladies and the others had seen the box was empty Carl turned toward the table, and while so doing slyly poured the candy from his bosom into the open box, and after closing the article stuck a bent pin into one corner to which was attached a long, black horsehair, the other end of the horsehair being pinned to his leg.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
A large fire-place at the left, now concealed by an embroidered screen; the horsehair furniture, several terra-cotta statuettes, and a woodcut or two on the walls create the subtle atmosphere of the past.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

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