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 Camlan (Battle of, Cornwall),Cam’mock. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cam’let
 
is not connected with the word camel; it is a fine cloth made of goats’ hair, called Turkish yarn, and is from the Arabic word camlat, which Littré says is so called from seil cl camel (the Angora goat).   1
 


 Camlan (Battle of, Cornwall),Cam’mock. 

 
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