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kemp

noun \ˈkemp\

Definition of KEMP

:  a coarse fiber especially of wool that is usually short, wavy, and white, has little affinity for dye, and is used in mixed wools
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Origin of KEMP

Middle English kempe coarse hair, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse kampr mustache; akin to Old English cenep mustache
First Known Use: 1641

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