inkle

[ ing-kuhl ]
/ ˈɪŋ kəl /

noun

a linen tape used for trimmings.
the linen thread or yarn from which this tape is made.

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Origin of inkle

First recorded in 1535–45; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for inkle

inkle
/ (ˈɪŋkəl) /

noun

a kind of linen tape used for trimmings
the thread or yarn from which this tape is woven

Word Origin for inkle

C16: of unknown origin
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