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or satinette

[sat-n-et] /ˌsæt nˈɛt/
a satin-weave fabric made with cotton warp and wool filling, fulled and finished to resemble wool.
a thin, light satin.
Origin of satinet
From French, dating back to 1695-1705; See origin at satin, -et Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • They were not less astonished when she wanted to learn the work of the weavers in her brothers' satinet mills.

    Heroines of Service Mary Rosetta Parkman
  • And you shall have a black satin dress for Sundays—a real satin, not a satinet or any of the shams.

    Shirley Charlotte Bront
  • At the age of nineteen, with a freedom suit of satinet, and barely money enough to bring him home, he returned to Cleveland.

British Dictionary definitions for satinet


a thin or imitation satin
Word Origin
C18: from French: small satin
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