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zephyr yarn

noun
1.
any of various soft, lightweight yarns, often of silk, rayon, or a combination of natural and synthetic fibers, for woven and knit goods.
Origin of zephyr yarn
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65
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  • This last drawing reduces the roll to about the thickness of zephyr yarn.

    Textiles

    William H. Dooley

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