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stamin

[stam-in]
noun
  1. a coarse woolen fabric, used in the manufacture of garments.
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Origin of stamin

1175–1225; Middle English < Middle French estamineLatin stāminea, feminine of stāmineus consisting of threads, equivalent to stāmin- (see stamen) + -eus -eous

stamin-

  1. variant of stamini- before a vowel: staminate.
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Historical Examples

  • Stamin or stamine is usually explained as a kind of woollen cloth.

    Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)

    Geoffrey Chaucer