satinet

or sat·i·nette

[ sat-n-et ]
/ ˌsæt nˈɛt /

noun

a satin-weave fabric made with cotton warp and wool filling, fulled and finished to resemble wool.
a thin, light satin.

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Origin of satinet

From French, dating back to 1695–1705; see origin at satin, -et
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Example sentences from the Web for satinet

  • They were not less astonished when she wanted to learn the work of the weavers in her brothers' satinet mills.

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  • At the age of nineteen, with a freedom suit of satinet, and barely money enough to bring him home, he returned to Cleveland.

British Dictionary definitions for satinet

satinet

satinette

/ (ˌsætɪˈnɛt) /

noun

a thin or imitation satin

Word Origin for satinet

C18: from French: small satin
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