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A type of cloth that is made of compressed wool fibers that are treated with heat, water, and chemicals to form a thick, relatively stiff material normally used to make warm outer clothes, shoes, hats, and the outer coating of tennis balls. Felt is known for its texture, which is soft and fuzzy, its warmth, and its durability.

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"Kazakh felt yurt, October 2, 2006" by Lily 15 is licensed under CC BY-SA.

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