E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Camelote (2 syl.).
Fustian, rubbish, trash. The cloth so called ought to be made of goats 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.)