The coat is shaggy and oily, and is preferred with as little white as possible, but the general black coloration may have rusty shades.
Otterhounds are thick, woolly harriers with oily underfur.
They are relatively large dogs, with broad splay feet, and silky oily coats.
The milk is then carefully dried by turning the mould round and round in the smoke produced by burning wood mixed with certain oily palm nuts; those of A ttalea excelsa are considered best, the smoke being confined within certain limits by the narrowness of the neck of the pot in which the nuts are heated.
Teak wood is straight in the grain and exceptionally strong and durable, its oily nature enabling it to resist the attacks of insects and to preserve, iron nails and fastenings.