silk that has been additionally twisted in opposite directions, used warpwise in weaving silk fabrics.
- Compare tram3.
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How to use organzine in a sentence
organzine silk is produced by uniting a number of strongly twisted threads.Textiles | William H. Dooley
organzine, or′gan-zin, n. a silk thread of several twisted together, a fabric of the same.
There are three denominations of raw silk; viz., organzine, trame (shute or tram), and floss.
Foreign organzine, or twisted raw silk, paid an import duty of 14s.
Mr. Huskisson introduced a bill at that time, reducing the duty on organzine to 5s., and the duty on other raw silk to 3d.
British Dictionary definitions for organzine
a strong thread made of twisted strands of raw silk
fabric made of such threads
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