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camlet

[ kam-lit ]
/ ˈkæm lɪt /
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noun
a durable, waterproof cloth, especially for outerwear.
apparel made of this material.
a rich fabric of medieval Asia believed to have been made of camel's hair or angora wool.
verb (used with object), cam·let·ted, cam·let·ting.
to decorate (fabric, book edges, etc.) with a colorful, marbled design.
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Origin of camlet

1350–1400; Middle English camelet<Middle French, perhaps <Arabic khamlah kind of plush fabric, akin to khaml nap, pile
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British Dictionary definitions for camlet

camlet
/ (ˈkæmlɪt) /

noun
a tough waterproof cloth
a garment or garments made from such cloth
a soft woollen fabric used in medieval Asia

Word Origin for camlet

C14: from Old French camelot, perhaps from Arabic hamlat plush fabric
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