/ (ˈkɪŋkɒb) /
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a fine silk fabric embroidered with threads of gold or silver, of a kind made in India
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Word Origin for kincob
C18: from Urdu kimkhāb
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How to use kincob in a sentence
The body of her husband, wrapped in rich kincob, was then carried seven times round the pile, and finally laid across her knees.Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century|W. H. Davenport Adams