- skip - Brewer’s

Camelote (2 syl.)

.

Fustian, rubbish, trash. The cloth so called ought to be made of goatsʹ hair, but is a mixture of wool and silk, wool and hair, or wool, silk, and hair, etc. (French, camclot; Arabic, camlat.) (See page 206, Camlet.)

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Cambria
Cambrian
Cambrian Series (in geology)
Cambric
Cambuscan
Cambyses
Camden Society
Camel
Camellia
Camelot (Somersetshire)
Camelote
Cameo
Cameron Highlanders
Cameronian Regiment
Cameronians
Camilla
Camillus
Camisard
Camisarde
Camisole
Camisole de Force