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sable in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsablesa‧ble1 /ˈseɪbəl/ noun [countable, uncountable]  DCCHBAan expensive fur used to make coats etc, or the small animal that this fur comes from
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sableBut I'd have slept with them for sables - Zee brushes not zee furs!From the Gerand range are Golden Synthetic Hair brushes, a superb imitation sable, similar to the natural product.You like mink, or you like sable?Daler-Rowney offer Bristlewhite pure hog brushes, the well-known Dalon range which are an excellent synthetic version of sable.