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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Material & textiles
cashmerecash‧mere /ˈkæʃmɪə $ ˈkæʒmɪr, ˈkæʃ-/ noun [uncountable]  TIMa type of fine soft wool I wish I could afford a cashmere sweater.
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cashmerea cashmere sweaterShe leaned lightly against the soft wool of his dark cashmere coat.BEACH-COMBER Enliven an autumn palette with shades of citrus and spice, then indulge yourself in cashmere.She settled on a plain pleated skirt in burgundy wool, a cream blouse and a lightweight cashmere sweater.The women in the portraits on the wall wore a sleek assortment of cashmere and pearls or simple expensive-looking dresses.She was wearing a short lilac dress and a pale cashmere jacket, beneath which the jet pendant glimmered in inky symbolism.Purple Label sportswear is filled with chocolate-colored suede trench coats, gray pinstriped cashmere slacks, cashmere sweaters and cashmere overcoats.The Cashmere grouping of businesses generated excellent figures in total helped by a cashmere volume increase of around 30%.
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