[ shah-puh ]
/ ˈʃɑ pə /
verb (used with object), schapped [shahpt], /ʃɑpt/, schap·ping.
to remove sericin from (silk waste) by fermentation.
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Origin of schappe
1880–85; <Swiss German: raw silk leavings; compare French échappement leakage
Words nearby schappe
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British Dictionary definitions for schappe
/ (ˈʃæpə) /
a yarn or fabric made from waste silk
Word Origin for schappe
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