What does the word cashmere mean?

Usage examples for cashmere

  1. As cloak, she had a kind of scarf of blue cashmere embroidered in gold and lined with blue satin. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  2. The last one was made out of some dead Somebody Byrd's black cashmere shawl, I don't know whose, but I can't see the next even in the dim future. – Phyllis by Maria Thompson Daviess
  3. Her ladyship sent only last night for a roll of grey cashmere. – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan